Good morning south-west - June 3, 2014

Good morning, south-west! 

Weather

Today in the south-west: Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Isolated showers or drizzle patches until later tonight. Winds west to northwesterly and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.

Check your seven-day forecast here: Warrnambool  Port Fairy  Hamilton  Portland  Mortlake  Colac

Morning news

An elderly woman responsible for a five-car accident at Port Fairy yesterday knew she should not be driving, a court heard yesterday.

Major new dairy investments are expected to be announced for the south-west within months, as international companies set up processing plants for rapidly-expanding Asian markets.

Here's our follow up report on yesterday's most popular and controversial topic:

Cobden export Zach Merrett has been nominated for the AFL's Rising Star award after helping his side defeat Richmond on Saturday.


Have you voted for this year's Wedding of the Year? Read each of the profile's below:

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Pic of the day

Read the story here: Novel approach to literary launch

Birthdays

If today is your birthday you share the date with tennis player Rafael Nadal (1986), Atlanta Hawks big man Al Horford, Pakistani lefty fast bowler Wasim Akram (1966), actor and comedian Tom Arnold (1959), and Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell (1952).

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