1 On his popular BTV6 program, Six Tonight, Fred Fargher interviewed which alter ego of Garry McDonald?
2 Successful surgery worth $17,000 was carried out on an 80-year-old Elm tree in Warrnambool's Botanic Gardens. It was also called what type of tree?
3 The Warrnambool Drive-Inn was screening what fantasy film starring Olivia Newton-John?
4 Poor attendances and increased costs was threatening the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club's weekly meetings, with the club saying it may have to extend the space between its meetings to what time period?
5 Warrnambool cyclists were being warned they would be fined if they did what in the city's CBD?
6 E.L.O. had the number one album, Time, in the south west. What did E.L.O. stand for?
7 Warrnambool's Roy Reekie received the Queen's Scout award. Reekie was to later enter politics, standing as a candidate for what party at the 2014 state election?
8 A Warrnambool judge fined a man $15 after he was found guilty of being drunk while doing what?
9 The success of the Fossey's store in Liebig Street had owners wanting to do what to the size of the store?
10 Wood chopping was a feature of the Warrnambool Show, but another competition was all about who was best at doing what with their axe?
11 Warrnambool lawn bowler Denis Dalton won what colour medal at the Brisbane Commonwealth Games?
12 The Capitol Theatre in Warrnambool hosted a concert by English performer Max who?
13 Warrnambool residents were waiting for the result of a recommendation that had been put forward calling for a 14 per cent rise in what?
14 Plans were in place for the establishment of the first type of what parlor in Warrnambool?
15 A heavy day of rain was not enough to stop parts of the south-west being included in the state government's list of areas affected by what?
16 South-west farmers were being urged to have what animals vaccinated against the disease Leptospirosis?
17 An adult fare of $33.60 was being charged for the Warrnambool to Melbourne train. Was that price one-way or return?
18 John Rambo was the starring character in what movie showing at the Warrnambool Drive in?
19 Students at 12 south-west schools had a day off due to what reason?
20 Port Fairy Borough Council announced it was taking a step forward in the maintaining of its accounts and records, which would now be kept on what?
21 The Warrnambool Institute of Advanced Education missed out on federal government funding that was being sought to build what type of facilities at the site?
22 A Warrnambool man arrested for burglary was apprehended by police on what part of the house he was was breaking into?
23 For the third time, Warrnambool's Martin Smith won the city's junior championship in what sport?
24 The public's fascination with what coin, first released earlier in 1984, meant they were hoarding the coin, leaving them in short supply for Warrnambool businesses?
25 The Capitol Cinema in Warrnambool was featuring a the film, The Natural, starring Hollywood heartthrob Robert Redford. What sport did the movie revolve around?
26 What town officially lost its Borough council, becoming part of the Shire of Warrnambool?
27 Warrnambool was premier town from 1979-82, but what other south-west town won the honour in 1985?
28 Rural land prices in the south-west were on the slide with high what blamed for the downturn?
29 Which two iconic performers shared number one of the south-west singles charts with their song, Dancing in the Street?
30 Portland hosted a visit from which English royal couple?
31 Warrnambool Institute of Advanced Education held its annual fun run, which involved those taking part to stop at 11 of what type of establishments in the town along the way?
32 Warrnambool celebrated the official opening of what major cultural facility?
33 What rider became the first from Warrnambool to win the Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic?
34 In the cattle shed at the Warrnambool Show, a competition for female show goers for The Fastest what In the West was held?
35 On retiring after 40 years at the Fletcher Jones factory in Warrnambool, Edna White estimated she had sown 15 million what onto trousers?
36 Six south-west veterans from which war travelled to Sydney for the country's long-awaited official welcome home parade?
37 Eddie and Maureen O'Sullivan sold what iconic Liebig Street business, famous for its pies and pastries since 1963?
38 A study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed the south-west was one of the (a) most affordable or (b) most expensive places to live in regional Australia?
39 The third installment of what horror movie franchise, starring a character called Freddy, was showing at the capitol Cinema?
40 Colac premiership coach and former VFL player Brian Brown was named assistant coach of which Hampden league club?
41 What organisation employed 752 people, the most in Warrnambool, and was thought to contribute $20 million to the city's economy?
42 Rank in order these next five of Warrnambool's biggest employees at the time. Warrnambool City Council, Kraft, Nestles, Warrnambool Textiles and Fletcher Jones.
43 The Shire of Warrnambool erected a memorial at the Panmure Public Hall to mark which tragic event?
44 Australia Post in Warrnambool removed 13 of what mail collection items across the city, leaving only 16 standing?
45 The Koroit Theatre held a movie night with the feature movie starring Robin Williams wishing a good morning to which country?
46 Blockbuster movie Turner and Hooch was showing in Warrnambool. What type of creature was Hooch?
47 A health expert visiting Warrnambool claimed what habit was costing Australian industry up to $1700 million a year?
48 Golfers at the East Framlingham Golf Course were encouraged to aim straight to avoid missing a mother and baby what, that had made their home in the trees lining the fairway of the course's second hole?
49 The federal transport minister was calling for motorists to have what item made national rather than each state with their own system?
50 The Lyndoch board in Warrnambool blasted the health department for rejecting its request for funding which was to be used for what?
1 Norman Gunston. 2 The money tree. 3 Xanadu. 4 Fortnightly. 5 Rode on the footpath. 6 Electric Light Orchestra. 7 Labor. 8 Riding a bike. 9 Double it. 10 Throwing it. 11 Bronze. 12 Bygraves. 13 Council rates. 14 Tattoo. 15 Drought. 16 Cows. 17 Return. 18 First Blood. 19 Teacher's strike. 20 A computer. 21 Accommodation. 22 Roof. 23 Tennis. 24 One dollar coin. 25 Baseball. 26 Koroit. 27 Hamilton. 28 Interest rates. 29 Mick Jagger and David Bowie. 30 Prince Charles and Princess Diana. 31 Pubs. 32 Warrnambool Art Gallery. 33 Michael Lynch. 34 Milkmaid. 35 Buttons. 36 Vietnam. 37 Quick Snacks. 38 (b) Most expensive. 39 A Nightmare on Elm Street. 40 Koroit. 41 Warrnambnool Base Hospital. 42 Fletcher Jones (700 employees), Warrnambool City Council (437), Warrnambool Textiles (395), Kraft (385) and Nestles (370). 43 Ash Wednesday. 44 Red public street mail boxes. 45 Vietnam. 46 A dog. 47 Smoking. 48 Koala. 49 Driver's Licence. 50 Extra staff.