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Hobbies in Bendigo: Try something new

We're lucky to live in a city where there’s always something on. Whether you’ve just moved to Bendigo, you're a local looking to connect, or simply looking for something new to try, Bendigo has something for you. There are a tonne of benefits of having a hobby. It can help to reduce stress, improve performance

Top 5 school holiday activities in Bendigo

The January school holidays can be tricky. On some days it’s too hot to do anything, you might run out of ideas, and you probably will become accustomed to the phrase “I’m bored”. We’ve come up with a list of our top five things you can do in Bendigo, these school holidays. Get off the

New Years Eve in Central Victoria

It's hard to believe that 2019 is just around the corner! We've put together a list of things you can do to celebrate the New Year in our beloved Bendigo, and beyond. Bendigo’s Annual Midnight Fireworks Display Rosalind Park, Pall Mall, BendigoHead to Rosi Park and secure your spot under the Poppet Head. Watch the

Great gift ideas: buy local this Christmas

Christmas is coming up so quickly! We really need to get our skates on and start buying gifts for the special people in our lives. Here are some gift ideas you can buy right here in Bendigo. Support local, with gifts that are inexpensive and thoughtful. It really makes a difference to our local

Where to see live music in Bendigo

Live music is something that we always look forward to. Bendigo has some great venues that regularly host touring bands, up and coming artists and local DJs. Here is a list of our favourite five places: Tap House A craft beer and cider lounge that hosts touring bands regularly. With a standing capacity of 300,

Help raise money for Movember with Mo Laughs

If you’re like me, a lady who has no chance of being able to grow her own moustache, comedy fundraiser ‘Mo Laughs’ is a great way to give money to the cause while enjoying a fun-filled night (and not growing facial hair). Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide are among the leading health

2018 State election democracy sausages

Whether you're from Bendigo East or Bendigo West, you need an election day sausage; that's the best. A sausage. At a sausage sizzle. Oh, let's have a cake stall too hey? Where to go to vote in the Victorian State Election on Saturday 24 November? There are many options, but here are our picks and they

Get out of town: Weekend adventures with the family

Are you stuck wondering what to do with the family on the weekend? We’ve put together a few of our favourite adventures, all around an hours’ drive from Bendigo (2 hours for Fairy Park). Go on, get out of town! Hanging Rock Macedon Ranges Only a short one-hour drive from Bendigo, Hanging Rock is a

Anti Poverty Week: Bendigo’s Big Night Out

This week is anti-poverty week. The aim of this week is to strengthen the understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty in Australia and around the world, to encourage action by individuals, communities, organisations and governments to address these problems. Bendigo Foodshare have organised Bendigo’s Big Night Out which will take place this Thursday,

Ride2Work Day: Where to park your bike

Ride2Work on Wednesday 17 October for a better way to start your day! There will be a free community breakfast to celebrate in Hargreaves Mall. Festivities kick off at 7:30am and include music, community and bike shop stalls and other entertainment. Breakfast is served between 7:30am and 8:30am. With help from Bike Bendigo, we've researched