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About: jonathon

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April 21, 2022

Two decades of cancer treatment

BENDIGO Health recently celebrated twenty years of cancer research, consultation, and treatment with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Peter Mac has operated the Bendigo Radiotherapy...

April 16, 2022

Big donation for research initiative

A LOCAL philanthropic donation to La Trobe University will be used to broaden the institution’s human disease research. Bendigo resident and renowned ecologist, mammologist and...

April 16, 2022

Old time rock ‘n’ gold

EAGLEHAWK prospector Darby Lee knows the rich resources of Bendigo better than most. Operating the Gold Finger Historic Tours and Workshops, Mr Lee helps people...

April 16, 2022

Words for a good life – farm foodie and advocate coming to writers’ festival

LANDSCAPE designer and expert in permaculture Hannah Moloney will make her first appearance at a writers’ festival this May. Moloney will appear alongside fellow Tasmanian...

April 16, 2022

Virtual gallery a masterpiece

A NEW app puts the AR in art, or more specifically, uses AR to showcase Bendigo’s best artists. The Emporium Creative Hub has teamed up...

April 15, 2022

Hopping to it for the Appeal

THIS year’s Royal Children Hospital Good Friday Appeal donation drive will once again by lead by the Bendigo branch of Uncle Bobs Club. Convener John...

April 14, 2022

Time to celebrate best in business

NOMINATIONS are now open for this year’s Bendigo Business Excellence Awards. The awards will be held at an in-person gala for the first time since...

April 14, 2022

Get hands on with marvellous machines

TAKE a closer look at how modern mechanisms work at the Discovery Science and Technology’s Centre April school holidays program. Running alongside the popular Da...

April 14, 2022

Cooking up a health storm

LODDON Campaspe residents can learn how to prepare simple healthy food thanks to an initiative from the Healthy Heart of Victoria. The program will involve...

April 14, 2022

Oil spill at national park

A LARGE oil tank dumped inside the Greater Bendigo National Park in late March has sparked outrage from locals and authorities. According to Parks Victoria,...

April 12, 2022

Sports broadcaster SEN acquire Bendigo Spirit

THE Bendigo Spirit WNBL side has been bought by Sports Entertainment Network, in a move the multi-platform broadcast group said will increase coverage, analysis...

April 12, 2022

Women ready to blaze the trail

BACK for a fifth year, the Bendigo Mountain Bike Club’s women’s three-hour challenge is gearing up to be another exciting event. Club treasurer and women’s...

April 11, 2022

Thousands of books ready for sale

VOLUNTEERS have been busily preparing for the Y Service Club of Bendigo’s Easter book sale. President of the Y Club, Peter Searle, is excited by...

April 10, 2022

Full steam ahead for model expo

IT’S all aboard for the Bendigo Model Railroaders Club’s Easter model exhibition, finally returning after two years of cancellations. This year’s event will take place...

April 10, 2022

Get ready for a massive street party!

BULL Street will come to life this Easter with the return of the major street music festival. Owner operator of the Metropolitan Hotel and event...

April 10, 2022

Budget gets the nod from peak bodies

The 2022 Federal Budget looks to have hit the right note with the building and investment industry who are now dumping praises on the...

April 9, 2022

Debut novelist excited for writers’ fest

VENTURING from the world of educational editing to fictional story writing, author Vanessa Len said she is very excited to share her work with...

April 7, 2022

Breakers to call Bendigo home

TWO National Basketball League games played in Bendigo could bring a boost to the City’s economy, according to two State Government politicians. Members for Bendigo...

April 7, 2022

Airport upgrade ready for take-off

THE contract between the City of Greater Bendigo and the Federal Government for works at Bendigo Airport has been finalised. The agreement includes the remaining...

April 7, 2022

More female umps wanted

A NEW program has been designed to try and increase the number of football umpires, especially women. Specifically targeting past players, the women’s umpiring group...

April 5, 2022

Exhibition to capture women’s wellbeing stories

A NEW exhibition is set to document the ways fifteen women have coped throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Women’s Health Loddon Mallee and Bendigo Community Health...

April 5, 2022

Mother’s Day event back to its best

GET ready to deck yourself out in pink, because the Mother’s Day Classic returns to Bendigo this May. Co-owner of Bendigo Cycles and treasurer of...

April 4, 2022

Lego event to build on success

THE bricks are back as Bendigo Lego User Group prepares for its sixth annual exhibition. Bendigo Bricks will take place at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre...

April 4, 2022

Solar success for CFA brigade

THE treasurer of Maiden Gully Fire Brigade said other local CFA stations could benefit from solar and battery systems like theirs. The brigade received its...