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Next 48 hours in Ballarat

  Weather Temp Chance of rain Cloud cover Wind Dew point Humidity
Tuesday, July 25

Mostly clear 10°C 18% 23% icon
N 30km/h 8°C 83%

Shower. Chance storm 13°C 66% 24% icon
NNW 28km/h 9°C 76%

Shower. Chance storm 10°C 90% 59% icon
NW 20km/h 9°C 94%

Slight chance storm 8°C 42% 63% icon
NW 20km/h 8°C 97%
Wednesday, July 26

Mostly clear 7°C 10% 46% icon
NW 23km/h 7°C 97%

Mostly cloudy 7°C 15% 70% icon
WNW 24km/h 6°C 95%

Mostly cloudy 6°C 34% 70% icon
WNW 25km/h 5°C 94%

Mostly cloudy 6°C 31% 76% icon
W 25km/h 6°C 95%

Shower 10°C 81% 72% icon
WSW 30km/h 8°C 91%

Mostly cloudy 11°C 29% 69% icon
WSW 25km/h 8°C 82%

Mostly cloudy 7°C 5% 70% icon
WSW 13km/h 7°C 94%

Fog 5°C 5% 54% icon
WSW 6km/h 5°C 100%
Thursday, July 27

Fog 3°C 5% 52% icon
NW 6km/h 3°C 100%

Fog 2°C 5% 61% icon
NNE 7km/h 2°C 100%

Mostly cloudy 2°C 5% 67% icon
NNE 11km/h 2°C 100%

Mostly cloudy 4°C 9% 84% icon
NNE 18km/h 4°C 98%
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Irrigation lobbyists offered access to confidential government documents

07:05 EST

The top water bureaucrat in NSW, Gavin Hanlon, has been secretly recorded offering to confidentially share internal government information with irrigation lobbyists — documents he proposed to strip of government logos and share via a special Dropbox account — to assist their lobbying against the contentious Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

07:04 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Western Queensland drought leaves graziers facing more impossible choices

18:11 EST

For the first time in four years western Queensland sheep grazier Peter Clark has lambs in his flock, but as drought maintains its stranglehold on the region he may still be forced into another heart-wrenching stock reduction.