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About: jonathon

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April 30, 2022

Former AFL player to run on

AFTER trading the footy for a pen, Brandon Jack is excited to be a part of next month’s Bendigo Writers’ Festival. Jack released his first...

April 30, 2022

Climate key to Greens campaign

CONTESTING for the Federal seat of Bendigo in next month’s election, Australian Greens candidate Dr Cate Sinclair has outlined where her party stands on...

April 30, 2022

One Nation candidate wants COVID answers

BEN Mihail, the One Nation candidate for the Federal seat of Bendigo, has outlined his key issues for the upcoming election. A central Victorian resident...

April 29, 2022

Leaders to get principal insight

SCHOOLS across Bendigo will welcome new leaders for two days next month. On Monday, 2 May and Friday, 6 May, business and industry leaders from...

April 28, 2022

Thousands gather for dawn service

CROWDS flocked to the Soldiers Memorial Institute on Monday morning for the first unrestricted Anzac Day service since 2019. Bendigo District RSL president Peter Swandale...

April 28, 2022

Sutton Grange shows Anzac spirit

AS Anzac Day services took place across the country, a very special ceremony was held in Sutton Grange. In just the 10th service organised by...

April 28, 2022

Game on as Chesters goes for goal

THE incumbent Federal Member for Bendigo has promised a total of just under two million dollars for three sport reserves should Labor win the...

April 28, 2022

Municipal budget opens for comment

THE City of Greater Bendigo’s proposed budget for 2022/23 is out for public review. The draft financial plan includes millions of dollars for infrastructure and...

April 28, 2022

Media personality added to festival

TELEVISION presenter and journalist Lisa Wilkinson is the latest big name to be added to the Bendigo Writers’ Festival. Ms Wilkinson will appear on Saturday,...

April 28, 2022

Observatory protection sought – City of Greater Bendigo council meeting briefs

AT their April ordinary meeting, City of Greater Bendigo councillors voted in favour of an independent tribunal deciding what parts of the property containing...

April 28, 2022

National champ stakes her claim

TWO-time national shot put champion Emma Berg is now a dual Bendigo Sports Star of the Month, winning the award for March. At the Australian...

April 28, 2022

Agnoletto on the right track

CYCLING young-gun Blake Agnoletto said he is very appreciative to once again receive the Bendigo Sports Star monthly scholarship. The 19-year-old recently claimed his first...

April 27, 2022

Rock royalty getting their groove on

GROOVIN’ the Moo is just around the corner and Spiderbait and Aussie rock ledgend Kram said he can’t wait to get on stage in...

April 27, 2022

Autumn fair at popular winery

CELEBRATE the changing of the leaves at Balgownie Estate next week, as the Maiden Gully Progress Association will host its autumn festival. From 10am to...

April 26, 2022

Gospel concert coming to old jail

THE sounds of Quincy Jones and The Caravans will sweep through Ulumbarra Theatre when Freedom Road hits the stage next month. After almost a year...

April 26, 2022

Lake Weeroona to host big walk

CALLING all canines, it’s time for walkies. RSPCA’s Million Paws Walk returns next month, with around 10,000 people and their dogs expected to join in...

April 24, 2022

Mountain biking a social affair

IN one week, women and girls will be taking over the Spring Gully mountain bike track, and instructor Jo Lythgo is hoping the event...

April 23, 2022

Turning a page in radio history

FORTY years of Central Victorian community radio has been immortalised in a new book soon to be released by publishing duo Ian Braybrook and...

April 23, 2022

Lawyer protecting culture and country

THE lawyer who is credited with establishing Indigenous cultural and intellectual property principles and protocols will speak about her trailblazing work at the Bendigo...

April 22, 2022

Popular event back on the rail trail

CONFIDENCE is high that one of Greater Bendigo’s most popular community events will be another success. The O’Keefe Challenge will take place on Friday, 29...

April 22, 2022

Get creative with food businesses

PAID residencies are available for keen creatives and artists at five food businesses and organisations in the region. The 2022 Creative Gastronomy Residency Program was...

April 21, 2022

Traditional service back at Kangaroo Flat

A SENSE of normality will return to the Kangaroo Flat RSL subbranch’s Anzac Day ceremony, with a small march given the all-clear. Newly elected subbranch...

April 21, 2022

Organisers pleased with Fair’s success

ONE-hundred and fifty years of citywide Easter celebrations culminated in a weather-affected three-day fair which organisers said was still a massive success. While Monday’s major...

April 21, 2022

Disability housing open for tenants

JUST over twelve months since the sod was turned on a specialist disability accommodation project in North Bendigo, two units are now ready to...