GALLERY: Beating the heat Australian style By FAIRFAX MEDIA Feb. 8, 2014, 5 p.m. If there is something Aussies know, it is how to enjoy the heat. GALLERY: Beating the heat Australian style TASMANIA: Launceston celebrates summer with Festivale 2014. These Photo: Phillip BiggsBENDIGO: Greg and Trevor Ross with Geoff and Jan Scott keep out of the sun during a visit to the Scots Day Out event in Bendigo. Picture: JIM ALDERSEYTASMANIA: Launceston celebrates summer with Festivale 2014. These Photo: Phillip BiggsTASMANIA: Launceston celebrates summer with Festivale 2014. These Photo: Phillip BiggsWAGGA WAGGA: Ashmont Public School sent the children diving for cover from the heat during a sports carnival.Fun in the sun at Festivale on Saturday. Picture: Phillip BiggsJERVIS BAY: Some of the action from day three of the 20th Hobie 16 World Championships in Jervis Bay. Photo: Steve Fields, Hobie Cat Australasia.TASMANIA: Launceston celebrates summer with Festivale 2014. These Photo: Phillip BiggsBENDIGO: Sitting down seemed to be the best way to beat the heat and catch the best views of the highland bands as they marched thorugh the street of Bendigo for Alex Morrison, Ethel Stirling, Di Fitzgerald and Doreen Finlayson. Picture: JIM ALDERSEYBALLARAT: Locals take health warning to keep cool during forecast hot weather to the extreme.BALLARAT: The town of Ballarat wakes on Saturday to a forecast of 40 degrees.DUBBO: Dubbo College Senior Campus students Jessica Parmeter and Hannah May as the temperature rises again. The students were cooling off at the senior campus swimming carnival. Photo: Belinda SooleBALLARAT: Rowing powerhouse Scotch College is amongst a host of schools to pull out of competition at day one of the annual Wendouree Ballarat Regatta because of the heat.TweetFacebook of ╳exitThe story GALLERY: Beating the heat Australian style first appeared on Fairfax Regional Pages.