About: Sophie Founé

Posts by: Sophie Founé

February 2, 2024

Charity offers energy advice

ANGLICARE Victoria is offering support by helping bill payers get the best energy deals they can. The organisation has partnered with the Victorian Government to...

January 30, 2024

Beneath the surface of artist’s Undercurrent

ONE of the artworks in the First Nations Photography exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery is a piece depicting the site of a massacre on...

January 30, 2024

Rock fest back for round two

THE Bendigo-born and bred rock music festival, Gold Rock, is back for a second year and will feature ten local bands.

January 28, 2024

Images help reposition Indigenous storytelling

FOR the curator of Bendigo Art Gallery’s First Nations Photography exhibition, some images in the collection hold a very personal connection. 

January 28, 2024

Rochester’s near miss still has town under the pump

ROCHESTER residents had a big scare in the second week of the year when the level of the Campaspe River surpassed the ‘major...

January 27, 2024

New book reflects on colonial heritage

AWARD-winning Chewton-based author Bonny Cassidy will be releasing her fourth book early next month.  Her new non-fiction work Monument (with a strikethrough...

January 26, 2024

Community a focus for awarded citizens

THE City of Greater Bendigo Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year were announced by Mayor Cr Andrea Metcalf on Monday.  Marong...

January 26, 2024

BCHS calls for pill testing

BENDIGO Community Health Services has come out in support of a proposed State drug checking bill and hopes the Victorian Government will too.

January 26, 2024

Endo clinic up and running

PEOPLE diagnosed with endometriosis or who have pelvic pain now have access to a free clinic at Bendigo Community Health Services.   The...

January 26, 2024

Urgent care centre growing

AN offshoot of Bendigo Primary Care Centre that’s seeking to relieve pressure off emergency department presentations now has more than twenty general practitioners...

January 23, 2024

Australia Day events in the Bendigo region

MAIDEN GULLY AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS. 7am-10am at Maiden Gully Recreation Centre. Official ceremony at 8.30am. Barbecue breakfast, entertainment, junior...

January 23, 2024

Swap the screen for some cool scenes

MANY of us these days would probably sheepishly admit that we should 'really get out more.’ If you can bear the heat, summer can be...

January 22, 2024

Advocates call for changes to dingo pet rules

THE owner of Chewton wildlife conservation centre, Jirrahlinga, is part of a group pushing for stricter laws at the Federal level surrounding dingoes...

January 21, 2024

Farmers hammered by further flooding

WITH many parts of the Campaspe River flooded after the heavy rains two weeks ago, the most affected people were farmers who live and...

January 21, 2024

Ex-engineer turns to music full-time after social media success

A LOCAL saxophonist has several weddings booked in Europe and the United States after his wedding performance videos went viral across social media...

January 20, 2024

Mural and street art site seeks creative

STAFF from the City of Greater Bendigo are searching for a Victoria-based artist to design a work for a paste-up mural in the...

January 19, 2024

New head for community health centre

Bendigo Community Health Services has welcomed a new chief executive officer.   New CEO, Mandy Hutchinson, comes from a background in community...

January 19, 2024

Mosquito warning after heavy rains

WITH recent downpours causing flooding and pooling water in parts of Central and Northern Victoria, the State Government is again reminding people about...

January 19, 2024

Sports facility’s First Nations’ name confirmed

WHAT was La Trobe University Bendigo Athletics Complex officially has a new name, Lar Birpa Athletics Complex.  The City of Greater Bendigo acquired...

January 19, 2024

Creative hub gets State Government support

A CREATIVE arts and cultural hub in Bendigo established by the Dja Dja Wurrung Corporation, known as Dumawul, is one of eleven projects...

January 19, 2024

Town’s market to make return

DESPITE the scare to Rochester residents recently as the Campaspe River flooded, plans for its first town market since before the COVID-19 pandemic...

January 17, 2024

Hang out with the wildlife this summer

WHILE the weather was not brilliant for getting out and about at the start of the new year, the team at Jirrahlinga Dingo...

January 17, 2024

Heathcote hub a hive of activity

HEATHCOTE Community House is seeking to be a key facilitator in gathering representatives from different organisations together to foster local partnerships.  “Working...

January 16, 2024

Bush school proves popular

A SEDGEWICK-based bush kinder is expanding to two new locations in the region following its success in its first six months of operation.