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December 1, 2023

Tiny towns set for boost

SMALLER localities in Victoria are now able to apply for State Government funding to go towards local projects. Known as the Tiny Towns Fund, the...

November 24, 2023

Webinar to get community fire ready

A WEBINAR held by Agriculture Victoria next week will focus on getting farmers prepared for the fire season. The session will involve land management extension...

November 24, 2023

Webinar to get community fire ready

A WEBINAR held by Agriculture Victoria next week will focus on getting farmers prepared for the fire season. The session will involve land management extension...

November 21, 2023

Gifts to unite community

AS the season of gift giving approaches, a series of handmade items will be available to purchase at the annual Uniting Threads craft stall...

November 19, 2023

Doctor poet up for enviro award

A POEM by local artist Dr Michael Leach has been shortlisted in the Woollahra Digital Literary Award’s poetry category. The visual ecopoem entitled Limits of...

November 17, 2023

New water strategy celebrated

A NEW water strategy has been officially launched by Dja Dja Wurrung Elders, Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation, and water industry partners. The Strategy...

November 17, 2023

Weekend deliveries for Aus Post

AUSTRALIA Post customers will now be able to receive their online shopping on weekends, with the organisation commencing delivery in Bendigo on Saturdays and...

November 13, 2023

Inclusivity nod for local employer

CVGT employment has been recognised as an inclusive employer by the Diversity Council of Australia. The company was one of 82 organisations to be named...

November 10, 2023

Feedback wanted on key landscapes

CITY of Greater Bendigo staff are looking for community input as they aim to identify landscapes in the Big Hill and Mandurang Valley areas...

November 7, 2023

Avid gardeners to open the gate

THREE different but magnificent gardens in and around Bendigo will be open to the public next weekend. The Central Victorian Goldfields Garden Trail, organised by...

November 3, 2023

Chesters called Medicare rebate increase a ‘game changer’

THE amount GPs are able to bulk bill for some patients increased by up to fifty per cent of 1 November following Federal Government...

October 19, 2023

Duo to bring Celtic sounds to old church

AS part of Celtic duo Half Light’s spring tour the pair of musicians will be heading to Bendigo later this month. Rennie Pearson and Bob...

October 7, 2023

Week seeks to support veterans’ mental health

THIS year local offerings for Veterans’ Health Week will see a range of events aiming to promote the health and wellbeing of returned service...

October 6, 2023

Winter writers’ festival return

THE Bendigo Writers Festival will once again be a winter event, returning to the town next August. For the last few years, the multiday celebration...

September 11, 2023

Australian-first respite program announced

MORE than one and a half million dollars in funding has been announced to offer GreenCare Respite in the Loddon-Mallee region. The program will be...

September 8, 2023

Tips for keeping safe this swooping season

THE Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action, or DEECA, are reminding Victorians that swooping season is approaching. Native birds like magpies and plovers may...

September 5, 2023

Day seeks to ask important question

R U Ok? Day is coming up and the event organisers are calling on Australians to let their loved ones they are here to...

August 25, 2023

Climate group award finalist

THE Greater Bendigo Climate Collaboration has been announced as a finalist in the 2023 Cities Power Partnership Climate Award collaboration category. The award seeks to...

August 25, 2023

Heat’s right on Dragons, Hawks

THERE’S plenty at stake for Sandhurst’s and Eaglehawk’s senior footy teams in Saturday’s final round of the Bendigo Bank Bendigo FNL season. The Dragons and...

August 19, 2023

Greater challenges for women on council

NEW research conducted in Victoria has found that female councillors are more likely to have negative experiences in local government based on their gender. The...

August 11, 2023

Drive for dignity returns

SHARE the Dignity has launched its biannual dignity drive with the aim of ending period poverty. Throughout the month of August, pink collection boxes will...

August 5, 2023

Social focus for group

STAFF at Bendigo Health Community Allied Services have created a group with the aim of helping older people engage in social activities. Known as the...

August 3, 2023

Change to start a high powered career

MORE than forty roles with electricity providers Powercor and CitiPower are available in the biggest apprenticeship recruitment drive in a decade being undertaken by...

July 26, 2023

Electric tour takes the stage

THE electric and iconic Pseudo Echo are coming to Bendigo later this year to celebrate the release of their new double album. The Ultimate tour...