Research to study design
Peter Kennedy
THE consortium overseeing Bendigo’s biggest ever construction project has launched a new research project which could help re-shape the way hospitals are designed and create safer and more positive environments. Exemplar Health consortium chief executive Michele Morrison launched the r..
12-Aug-2016
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Outrage as honour trees felled
Bendigo Weekly
YESTERDAY was day three of clearing on the old East Bendigo School site on Strickland Road where developers have caused neighbourhood outrage by felling trees on land they are unable to develop without changes to their subdivision proposal. On Tuesday, developer KPD Group started to chainsaw..
12-Aug-2016
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2000 dump new bin plan
Sharon Kemp
More than 2000 households have applied to opt out of the City of Greater Bendigo council’s organic collection service. If all exemptions are accepted, the council will miss out on $126,000 a year based on the $63 cost of the service per household, but it will raise more than $2 m..
05-Aug-2016
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Census night is true to form
Sharon Kemp
With the Australian 2016 Census due for completion on Tuesday, federal member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters MP is calling on residents to answer the questions as accurately and honestly as they can. “Data collected by the census underpins a lot of policy and funding decisions our governmen..
05-Aug-2016
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Choice at crossing
Sharon Kemp
STRATHFIELDSAYE residents are being asked to choose between traffic lights and a roundabout as a preferred traffic control measure on Strathfieldsaye Road. And they have been warned the thoroughfare will need to be duplicated to accommodate a forecast 25,000 vehicles a day by 2031. ..
05-Aug-2016
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Planning petition was 'too early'
Sharon Kemp
AT least two groups have organised and presented petitions against the residential proposal on Lansell Street, only to be advised by the City of Greater Bendigo planning department that objection was premature. Planning and development director Prue Mansfield said she was comfortable with t..
05-Aug-2016
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Low rates benefit buyers
Bendigo Weekly
Managing Director of DCK Robert Ketterer said that Tuesday’s decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to maintain the current interest rate would have positive implications for buyers interested in the Bendigo housing market. The RBA announced it would be leaving the interest rates unc..
10-Apr-2015
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AT HOME WITH JACINTA
Dianne Dempsey
Early last December when Jacinta Allan and her husband Yorick Piper were driving down to parliament house there was a certain amount of tension in the air. “Yorick was driving and I was clutching the phone. Premier Daniels had told us he would allocating the portfolios that night and wo..
10-Apr-2015
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REIV support for RSL
Bendigo Weekly
LOCAL real estate agents will be doing their bit to support returned service men and women during the month of April. All Real Estate Institute of Victoria branches in Bendigo have agreed to sell badges throughout April on behalf of the RSL, in this the ANZAC centenary year. Funds raised will..
02-Apr-2015
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City united
Christine McGinn
THE City of Greater Bendigo’s City Futures Directorate can never operate as a self-sufficient entity, according to a council-commissioned report. Councillors were divided on the need to separate parts of the directorate, which includes tourism, major events and economic development, into..
27-Mar-2015
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Adding colour to Ned Kelly
Dianne Dempsey
Whether you see Ned Kelly as our very own Robin Hood or dismiss him as a murdering thug, a visit to the Bendigo Art Gallery’s “Imagining Ned” will still provide an exciting and at times moving experience. The focus of the exhibition, Ned Kelly’s armour is among the most..
27-Mar-2015
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Mikado magic
Bendigo Weekly
Japanese experience takes centre stage this weekend. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, was first performed at the Savoy Theatre in London in 1885, but now it’s in Bendigo. Having delighted audiences for more than a century, it has inevitably spawned a number of imitations and has..
27-Mar-2015
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Flood aid package wins farmer support
Bendigo Weekly
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has welcomed additional support for victims of the Victorian floods announced by the State Government this week. VFF president Andrew Broad said the majority of these measures had been called for by the VFF in the Federation’s submission, regarding ..
24-Mar-2011
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Gibbons hits out over refugees
Federal Member for Bendigo, Steve Gibbons MP, has joined a call for the nation’s political leaders to stop using the plight of some of the world’s most desperate people for political advantage. Mr Gibbons was responding to a plea from Judi Moylan, the Liberal MP for Pearce, to end the ..
24-Mar-2011
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Bendigo Bank launches Cyclone Yasi appeal
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s philanthropic arm, Community Enterprise Foundation™ has launched the Cyclone Yasi Appeal. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s Queensland State Manager, Noel Jessup said the bank was pleased to be able to launch the appeal to assist communities affected by ..
14-Feb-2011
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St Kilda great blasts club culture
ONE of St Kilda’s favourite sons used the backdrop of a fundraiser lunch in Bendigo to attack the culture of his former club. Neil Roberts played 169 games for the Saints between 1952-1962 during which time he won a Brownlow Medal and also captained his club. He was inducted into St Kild..
14-Feb-2011
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Music tickets too expensive say most Aussies
Bendigo Weekly
It probably won't surprise many but most Aussies think ticket prices are too steep, according to ticketing organisation, Eventbrite. A recent survey of 1000 Australians by Eventbrite has found that a little over half of Australians attended live music performances in the last 12 months, and ..
04-Apr-2012
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Jeff Raglus: Three Pairs for the price of one
Bendigo Weekly
MICK GRIFFIN Multi-talented musician and visual artist Jeff Raglus is on a roll at present. An exhibition of his artwork opened on Saturday, March 30 in Daylesford (1 Camp street) which will run until April 23, and on the music front there is a new CD in the offering from Victor..
04-Apr-2012
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Hoodoo Gurus: rock dinosaurs
Ben Cameron
The Hoodoo Gurus don’t mind being perceived as rock dinosaurs. At least they’re still out and about, and in lead singer Dave Faulkner’s eyes, it’s not so much a criticism of the band, but a testament to three decades of durability in the most fickle of industr..
04-Apr-2012
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Emmy Bryce: an indie jewel
Bendigo Weekly
Emmy Bryce is shining very brightly as one of indie pop's prize jewels. A breath of fresh air, Bryce's cheerful brand of 90s influenced alt-pop is imbued with a joy that is earning her many admirers, a legion of fans and some serious attention. Bryce has joined forces with fellow indie ..
02-Apr-2012
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King of the North: hard yards pay off
Ben Cameron
It’s not every day your side project manages to earn a Cold Chisel support, but that’s the pulling power of Melbourne’s Andrew Higgs. When he’s not fronting his main gig, the Andrew Higgs Band, there's his other, lesser known outfit, King of the North, who are startin..
02-Apr-2012
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Grand Perceptor make Groovin the Moo bill
Ben Cameron
Bendigo's terror rock specialists Grand Perceptor will be gracing the Groovin the Moo stage in 2012 after Triple J named them as one of the local bands to represent the region at this year's festival. They follow in the footsteps of The Bride Stripped Back who played GTM last year, alongside..
29-Mar-2012
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Big names roll in
Joel Peterson
BENDIGO will become the epicentre of Australian cycling over the next fortnight, as the 2016 UCI Oceania Championships and Bendigo International Madison events bring top cyclists to the city. The Oceania Championships got under way yesterday with the time trials at Emu Creek, with the under-..
04-Mar-2016
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Crows in control
Joel Peterson
MANDURANG is facing the likelihood of consecutive defeats heading into the Emu Valley Cricket Association finals series after Spring Gully seized control of their matchup on day one of round nine. The Rangas won the toss and batted first at Spring Gully Oval but it was the Crows’ bowle..
26-Feb-2016
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Finals fever bites
Joel Peterson
A RED-HOT Golden Square and Bendigo United will face off in what amounts to an elimination final in the final round of the Bendigo District Cricket Association season. Golden Square rocketed into the top four after an outright win against Eaglehawk last week, dismissing the Borough for 86 an..
26-Feb-2016
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City coach pulls pin
Joel Peterson
ONE week after starting its season in earnest, Bendigo City FC is again facing fresh worries at club level and an uncertain short-term future without a coach. The club announced on Wednesday that coach Esteban Quintas was headed back to Spain, and would cease his coaching duties immediately...
26-Feb-2016
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Spirit star returns
Joel Peterson
AFTER sitting on the sidelines for what she called perhaps the toughest game she has missed in her basketball career, Bendigo Spirit star Kelsey Griffin will be back in action this weekend as the side pushes for an unlikely WNBL playoff berth. Bendigo’s already difficult path to the fi..
19-Feb-2016
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Finals in balance
Joel Peterson
THE equation is simple – for the Bendigo Spirit to make finals, the team must keep winning. The result, as the past two weeks have shown, does not come quite so easily. After being in the box seat for a finals spot only a matter of weeks ago, Bendigo now faces an uphill battle to make ..
12-Feb-2016
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A footy deal for netball, too
EARLIER this month, the AFL heralded a new $1.25 billion deal for the game’s broadcast rights, a deal that set in motion a string of claims and demands from players eager to secure a bigger slice of the pie. No one should deny players, who are more akin to modern day warriors than athletes, ..
26-May-2011
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Low point in broadcasting
THANKS for coming Neil. Bendigo gained very little from this week’s whistle-stop tour by high profile journalist Neil Mitchell. But we could end up losing a lot. Mr Mitchell broadcast his top rating 3AW program live from the Hargreaves Mall in the Bendigo CBD, a place he has described as..
20-May-2011
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Glanville on the courthouse
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20-May-2011
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Letters to the editor
Theatre project a winner I write in support of the development of the Sandhurst Theatre project at Bendigo Senior Secondary College. I amsupportive of the proposal because it exemplifies the very best of a school and community partnership. This is what governments dream of. I understand t..
20-May-2011
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Progress on go slow
THERE is a saying that goes something like this: The wheels of progress tuen slowly. Never has that been as true as in the two stories covered on page one and three of today’s Bendigo Weekly. The much-needed refurbishment of the Bendigo Courts, and the solution to the Mitchell Street bus c..
19-May-2011
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The Pedalling Padre
Greetings all. "Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." ~ Mother Teresa "A bend in the road is not the end..
17-May-2011
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