Category Archives: history

Australia Day – Bendigo 2017

We would like to acknowledge that we live on the traditional lands of the Dja Dja Wurrung or Jaara people and the traditional lands of the Taungurung peoples who are the rightful custodians of the lands we now refer to … Continue reading

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Local history and collectables

Well, we’ve discovered a great way to explore the Bendigo region, get your hands on amazing pieces of local history and support local business.  Visitors to the Bendigo region know only too well the enjoyment of hunting through antique or … Continue reading

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Bendigo 2020: Faith in our city’s great future

by Margaret O’Rourke, CEO Aspire Cultural and Charitable Foundation Originally published by the Bendigo Weekly on 27 May 2016 It is 2020 and I’m driving north into Bendigo along the High Street Boulevard. The Sacred Heart Cathedral with its established Aspire Precinct comes into view. … Continue reading

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Bendigo 2020: The Way of the Future

Originally published by the Bendigo Weekly on 13 May 2016 Bendigo is just entering its third renaissance… first we had the gold rush in the 1850s, then we had the Bendigo Mutual Permanent Land and Building Society which evolved into … Continue reading

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What’s your favourite heritage building?

We heart Bendigo! We heart our heritage buildings! What do YOU love about the heritage of Greater Bendigo? The City of Greater Bendigo Heritage Advisory Committee would like to know. Take a picture of the heritage you love – it could be a person, … Continue reading

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Frequently asked questions about Bendigo – Part 2

This list has been compiled from frequent search terms that ended up at this site… Also check out the original Frequently asked questions about Bendigo Part I. What is the distance around Lake Neangar? It’s a 1.2 km stroll along … Continue reading

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Frequently asked questions about Bendigo

This list has been compiled from frequent search terms that ended up at this site… and a few others from twitter, and there’s been some new questions at Frequently Asked Questions II. What is the distance around Lake Weeroona? Just over … Continue reading

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