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July 23, 2023

Remembering the birth of democracy

AUTHOR, artist and designer Geoff Hocking will be at the Eureka Centre Ballarat next month to share his knowledge and mark the one hundred...

July 1, 2023

Award for flood response

THE Institute of Public Administration Australia has awarded Coliban Water the Emergency Management Award for its response to 2022’s spring floods. Managing Director of Coliban...

June 30, 2023

Community thanked for fundraising effort

THE annual McKean McGregor Gala Ball was held earlier this month, raising money for Bendigo Health’s Cancer Wellness Program. In total, more than $277,000 was...

June 30, 2023

New water prices approved

THE Essential Services Commission has made its final decision on Coliban Water’s five-year pricing plan, with typical water bills expected to increase by one...

June 12, 2023

Grants aim to build resilience

THE Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, or FRRR, is offering grants to Victorian communities affected by October’s floods or their aftermath. Grants of up...

June 4, 2023

Quilters called on to get creative

THE LIONS Club of Quilters Victoria are seeking people interested creating the comforters to join their challenge. The club is asking for handmade quilts that...

May 12, 2023

Residents saught for inclusion committee

THE City of Greater Bendigo is looking for input from people who have a disability, or people who care for or work with someone...

May 5, 2023

Public art policy goes on show

A draft public arty policy is being put to the public by the City of Greater  Bendigo for feedback. The document centres around the themes...

May 3, 2023

Namaste as courses make yoga accessible

THE benefits of mindfulness are being made accessible thanks to donations-based yoga courses for rural Victorians. The Yoga Partnership has two eight-week courses beginning in...

April 28, 2023

Missed voters please explain

THOSE who failed to vote in last years State election will have the chance to explain why, with a failed to vote notice to...

April 28, 2023

Country Club series set for return

FOOTBALL matches promoting sport and safe work in farming communities is back in the region this season. On Monday it was announced the WorkSafe Country...

April 28, 2023

Fire season comes to an end

THE final fire restrictions in Victoria were lifted on Monday, marking the end of the fire season which was similar in call out and...

March 25, 2023

Lower regional PT fairs launching

A REGIONAL fare cap for public transport is beginning next Friday with Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport, Ben Carroll, visiting Southern...

March 24, 2023

Jobs push ahead of Comm Games

THE State government has launched what’s being called a “jobs pipeline” to kickstart preparation for the Commonwealth Games which is less than three years...

February 26, 2023

Colourful works come to life

A NEW exhibition is swooping into Living Arts Space at the Bendigo Visitors Centre Titled Swoop the exhibit is a celebration of the vibrant works...

February 24, 2023

CFA training day for air support

FIREFIGHTERS gathered at Bendigo Airport recently to hone a special set of skills. Seven County Fire Authority members joined with colleagues from Fire Forest Management...

February 23, 2023

Help launch new planetarium!

A UNIVERSE of discovery awaits at an out of this world fundraising event. Set for this Saturday at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre, money...