Around Ararat today: May 12


A bit foggy for Ararat this morning but later clearing to not a bad Autumn day ith a top of 17 degrees. It should be partly cloudy, with winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.


Vline advise that between today there are trains being replaced on the Ballarat line. 

- The 17:20 from Ballarat and the 07:29 from Maryborough will be replaced by buses. If using these services, please allow an extra 45 minutes for your journey.

What's on in Ararat:

Volunteers Week - Volunteers' reception at Moyston, 6pm Moyston Hall.

Ararat Active City - Elmhurst strength class, 9.15am, Elmhurst Bush Nursing Centre.

Quote of the day: "It is a rather bizarre situation - we have a wind farm that is shovel ready and good to go, and we've got a local community and local councils who are incredibly supportive of the project and want to see it built now, but we are being hampered by the review process that is going on," RES Australia's development manager Daniel Leahy, on the Federal government review into the Renewable Energy Target. See tomorrow's edition of The Ararat Advertiser.

Pic of the Day:

Centenarian Mary Pope celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends last week. See tomorrow's edition of The Ararat Advertiser.


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