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Today is wet, cloudy and cool, with a top of 16 degrees. Dress warm and embrace the winter weather!
FIVE YEARS AGO
Halls Gap Primary School students have been successful in having the original name of a Grampians landmark officially recognised. Cherub Peak has been gazetted as the historic name of Mackey's Peak in the Victorian Register of Geographic Names.
SENSATIONAL: Halls Gap Primary School senior students Sophie and Andreas celebrate news the school has won its campaign to have Mackey’s Peak in the Grampians National Park officially recognised as its original name Cherub Peak. Note: The school declined to provide surnames for the two students pictured. Picture: TIM HESTER
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The beauty about this is it’s a classic case of hard work and perseverance paying off.'' - Volleyball Horsham president David Berry is thrilled Fergus Schier will play at the Australian Junior Volleyball Championships.
Potential investments of almost $1 billion are on the books for Northern Grampians Shire Council.
Natimuk's Alethea Sedgman will defend her Commonwealth Games gold medal in Glasgow later this year.
Alethea Sedgman at the 2012 London Olympics. Picture: PAT SCALA