Good morning central Victoria!
I hope you have all done your Christmas shopping, there is only two days until the big day.
Cloudy with a shower or two. Chance of a thunderstorm.
Maximum 32 degrees.
Bendigo trains are running on time this morning.
Warning signs for schools
Schools containing asbestos will be required to place warning signs at their front gate after the Education Department was taken to court.
WorkSafe documents show that legal action was recently taken against the department for putting several schools at risk.
Under a binding agreement with the WorkSafe, schools with asbestos will now be required to put up warning signs on gates and buildings.
Melbourne Heart lose in derby
Melbourne Heart suffered a 3-1 loss to Melbourne Victory overnight.
The win puts Victory into third spot.
The news isn't so good for the Heart with calls coming in thick and fast to replace head coach John Aloisi him.
TODAY'S FIRE DANGER RATING
Mallee - Very high
Northern Country - Very high
North Central - High
Central - High
WHAT WE ARE CHASING TODAY
Today you will see Addy journalists and photographers out at the Bendigo Jockey Club Christmas raceday.
The Community Carols is also on tonight at Rosalind Park.
The event runs between 6.30pm and 9.30pm.
If it is your birthday I hope you have a great day.
You share a birthday with Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Hawkins, Ralph Fiennes, Diane Sawyer and Robin and Maurice Gibb.
TODAY IS FAMOUS FOR. . .
1895 - The first X-ray photograph, of the bones of a woman's hands, is made by William Conrad Roentgen in Germany.
1943 - Death of British author Beatrix Potter.
1993 - Australian federal parliament passes controversial Mabo legislation on Aboriginal rights.
JOKE OF THE DAY
Why did no-one bid for Rudolph and Blitzen on eBay?
Because they were two deer.
If you have a joke, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a nice day,