Ballarat breakfast report: March 2

Central Square Shopping Centre, Armstrong Street North, Ballarat.
Central Square Shopping Centre, Armstrong Street North, Ballarat.


Apart from a couple of people picked up for being drunk and disorderly, it was a steady Saturday night for Ballarat police.

Meanwhile in Geelong, an off duty police member from a North West metropolitan station was allegedly detected drink driving over night.

The female member was pulled over at a booze bus site on the Princes Highway in Drumcondra at 3.50am where she allegedly blew 0.070.

The constable was interviewed and issued with a penalty notice for exceed prescribed concentration of alcohol.

The matter will be investigated by the Professional Standards Command.


A very similar day to yesterday, with a top temperature of 24 degrees on the way. 

It will be partly cloudy with a shower or two this morning. 

Tomorrow will see a maximum of 29 degrees and mostly sunny.


It's not quite in our area, but a couple have been taken to hospital in Geelong after their car crashed into a fence near Anakie last night.

A female in her 50s and man in his 60s were taken to Geelong Hospital with chest and abdominal injuries and are in a stable condition.

Paramedics were called to the incident at Carrs Road and Ballan-Geelong Road in Anakie at 9pm.


The Ballarat SES crew had one small task last night assisting with a tree down in Glen Park. Apart from that it was pretty quiet.


Nothing on the call-out list for Ballarat fire services last night.


No problems for anyone heading into Melbourne today with the V/Line service reported as good today.