This mornining we wake to the news that South West Coast is no longer a safe seat.
While incumbent Roma Britnell is expected to be returned, her margin will be significantly reduced.
The election has dominated the week’s headlines, firstly with no iron-clad commitment from any candidate to fund the $400million upgrade of Warrnambool’s base hospital.
Then it emerged no candidates were prepared to commit to the much-needed $300m upgrade of the Princes Highway west from Colac. The biggest talking point for years has been the poor state of our roads, especially the Princes Highway, so it was stunning no pledge to address the issues were addressed.
The feel-good story of the week was the reaction of family and friends after Cobden export Sam Walsh was picked at number one in the AFL draft. Check out the photo above.
In case you missed them, here's some of the week’s best stories.