It's a frosty morning, with a minimum of -1. After you've defrosted the car and got to work, take solace in the fact that it's a maximum of 14 today - definitely warmer than some temperatures we've experienced lately!
FIVE YEARS AGO
A lack of beds at Ballarat Base Hospital has prevented a Wimmera mother of six from having surgery to remove a hernia the size of a football from her abdomen. Amanda Klotz told the Mail-Times the hospital had cancelled the surgery four times since June. She said the hospital contacted her an hour before the surgery was scheduled to say it did not have a bed for her.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"It's something that has had a lot of personal costs, but it's something we enjoy doing.'' - Brendan Kahn will join the Variety Bash, an annual driving adventure which raises money for Variety Children's Charity, with Rick Smith and Mick Harris later this month.