This week on The Booletin and Beyond; Kimberley Price, Kyra Gillespie and Justine McCullagh bring you all the news from across the south-west.
The week kicked off with further easing of coronations restrictions across Victoria. Density limits decreased with pubs now allowed to host 50 dancers and a Camperdown couple is hoping third time's a charm with their rescheduled wedding date allowed to proceed.
A snapshot of COVID-19's impact on the economy was revealed in a Warrnambool City Council report with the council in a favourable financial position due to spike in building activity.
A global pandemic and a cybersecurity attack saw the south-west's leading healthcare service endure a year like no other. Its 2019-2020 annual report shows the service saw nearly 1000 less patients in hospital beds across the Warrnambool and Camperdown Hospitals compared to the previous financial year.
Over to sport and the Framlingham was community proud of their own Jamarra Ugle-Hagan who claimed the number one AFL draft pick on Wednesday night. The 18-year-old will head to the Western Bulldogs to kick off his professional career.
Koroit export Martin Gleeson will get a chance to add to his 91 games for Essendon and the rebounding defender returns to Windy Hill on the rookie list.
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