Category Archives: nature

Bendigo Activities for Children – Survey

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Activities for Kids

In January 2007, the City of Greater Bendigo received worldwide recognition from UNICEF as Australia’s first Child Friendly City. There are heaps of activities on the council’s website, such as: Get Active, Explore the City, Get Creative, Back to Nature and What’s on in … Continue reading

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Pregnancy & Postnatal Health in Bendigo

Guest post by Sarah Rose Pregnancy can be an exciting, difficult and daunting time; often filled with anticipation and an increased amount of attention from strangers. During my pregnancy and in the 12 months following, I found some awesome people in … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Jacinta Allan

Member for Bendigo East Parliament of Victoria Where do you work? Between Bendigo and Melbourne What was your first job? My first real job, aside from jobs at home for pocket money, was working as a checkout operator at the old SSW … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Sue Walton

Gym Owner/Trainer Contours Bendigo It’s Her Gym, Bendigo What was your first job? Check-out chick. Have you ever had a quirky job/task in Bendigo?  Organising fun run teams. What book are you reading? The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult What’s your favourite … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Jane Anderson

Owner/Manager/Dogsbody Toolleen Country Retreat – Boarding Kennel and Cattery   What was your first job? Washing up in a Chinese Restaurant for 6 years (while at school and Uni). Have you ever had a quirky job/task in Bendigo?  Rushing into Bendigo … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Sarah Rose

Mental Health Social Worker/Therapist/Blogger Currently on maternity leave from Bendigo Health, working in her own business: Inner Me Wellness, coaching & guiding women to shift from feeling ‘just okay’ to great.   What was your first job? Babysitting, I was 12 … Continue reading

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You eat food. Do you know where it comes from?

Have you seen Food Inc.? Continue the conversation right here in Bendigo. Hosted by Bendigo’s own Darren Doherty, Joel Salatin and his son Daniel, from Polyface Farms, talk everything about farming, food production and keeping it local. 7:30pm, Monday 25 February, 2013 Strathdale … Continue reading

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Bendigo Family Nature Club

Did you know this existed? How cool! A meet-up is organised for every third Sunday of the month to connect with our natural world. They are guided by experienced naturalists with the Bendigo Family Nature Club. Presented in partnership with … Continue reading

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Parks with Playgrounds

Cooinda Park McKenzie Street West (Cnr Norma Street), Golden Square Also known as ‘Slide Park’; the long slippery dips at Cooinda Park are a huge hit with the kiddies, big or small.  There are two swings (one a toddler swing), … Continue reading

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