Category Archives: services

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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Council election candidates

Updated 5 October 2016 There are HEAPS of new candidates for the upcoming City of Greater Bendigo council elections. You will be sent a ballot pack from 4-6 October, which must be returned by 6pm, Friday 21 October. (More info from VEC … 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: Aiming for The Good Life

by Ian McBurney, Sustainability Advocate and great person to know. Originally published by the Bendigo Weekly on 20 May 2016 In 1996 I moved from Bendigo to Melbourne for deeper conversations, cultural diversity and positive thinking. In 2007, Claire and I … Continue reading

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Where can you learn to swim? Swimming Schools in Bendigo

Learning to swim; it’s a rite of passage in Australia isn’t it? Probably the hardest part in Bendigo, is working out where to go. Sooo many places and so many wonderful, caring teachers. It is all subjective and you may … Continue reading

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Bendigo Activities for Children – Survey

What are three best family-friendly things to do in Bendigo? Continue reading

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Outside the Square – Homes for Change

Join the conversation and share your images of what you like about your home in Bendigo #homes4change Continue reading

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Outside The Square – Cycling Cities

Be the change you want to see in the world.    Mahatma Gandhi   The Outside the Square series of public talks celebrate local people who think a little differently to create positive change in our community. Come along. Be inspired. … Continue reading

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Outside The Square – Healthy Communities

Be the change you want to see in the world.    Mahatma Gandhi   The Outside the Square series of public talks celebrate local people who think a little differently to create positive change in our community. Come along. Be inspired. … 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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