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3 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Good morning Bendigo - 16.09.2014

Tomorrow we're launching our new live breakfast blog from 7am. Make sure you tune in for all you need to know to get your day started, news and giveaways.

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10 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Homegrown plan to tackle ice

AN Australian-first prevention program to tackle to the ice pandemic sweeping the nation could soon be rolled out in Bendigo. It will also seek to raise funds to support crucial specialised rehabilitation services for the treatment of ice addiction in teenagers and adolescents.

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14 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

AFL denounces violence against women

In the lead up to the Violence Prevention - It's Everybody's Business Conference in October, the Bendigo Advertiser is profiling the conference ambassadors. AFL Central Victoria regional general manager Paul Hamilton says to reduce violence against women there needs to be a culture shift.

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18 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Labor lashes 'anti-women' budget

INCREASING higher education interest fees and removing low income superannuation contributions unfairly targets Australian women, deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek says. Gathered with Bendigo's three female Labor MPs on Monday, Ms Plibersek wanted to highlight the ways in which the federal budget could impact women.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Good morning Bendigo 14.09.2014

Partly cloudy today with patchy fog early this morning. A possible shower tonight and light winds with a top of 19 degrees.

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Unique Bendigo produce featured online

AS part of an Australia-first idea, the Bendigo Visitor Centre has launched its own online store featuring a range of the region's most unique produce. The City of Greater Bendigo officially launched the Uniquely Bendigo website on Saturday with a market day at the visitor centre on Pall Mall.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Monckton's views arrive in Bendigo

DRIVING into Bendigo on Friday, the city's fine architecture wasn't the only thing on Christopher Monckton's mind. Yet having spent years attempting to spread an anti-climate science, anti-abortion and anti-multiculturalism message, he still could not avoid focusing on Bendigo's buildings.

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Bendigo line poised to unite on rail link concerns

THE City of Greater Bendigo has joined a neighbouring council in requesting a meeting with the state government following a spate of Bendigo line commuter concerns. The concerns were the subject of an urgent motion of business put forward by Councillor James Williams at Wednesday's council meeting.

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Audi opens its doors at new Epsom location

"I felt it was going to complement what we already have as a car business," he said. "That was the next thing, some of these smaller brands, the prestige brands, don't sell a lot of cars and we wanted to give the option to people in Bendigo and central Victoria to still be able to buy an Audi without having to go to Melbourne."

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

ABC News

Regional communities take action on 'ice' crisis

Regional communities are fighting back against the drug 'ice' by holding forums with high-profile experts, educating themselves and looking to other town approaches for inspiration to combat the drug's growing prevalence in their regions. Over 300 community members attended a forum to address the problem of 'ice' of crystal methamphetamine at Portland.

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Good morning Bendigo! 12/09/2014

Police believe unbearable strain and hardship brewed within quiet grain farmer Geoff Hunt, following a car crash that left his wife Kim disabled. 1984 - Australian Royal Commission starts an investigation into whether servicemen were deliberately exposed to radiation in British nuclear tests at Maralinga in 1956-57.

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Pointless tour coming to Castlemaine

Hughes played at The Capital theatre in Bendigo in June and is at the Theatre Royal in Castlemaine on Friday, September 12. "It is always good to watch the other guys but I was only there a week so I was mainly doing on Netflix," he said. Hughes' comedy tour sees him playing three or four date mini-tours each month as he winds down from his radio and television commitments.

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Hometown hero ready to rumble in Bendigo

VIDEO: Cadman Turner promises to deliver a chokeslam to opponent Grimm on Friday night and continue to send a message to the Outback Championship Wrestling officials that he should be given a shot at the title belt. MAN MOUNTAIN: Bendigo wrestler Cadman Turner gives Dante Martin a taste of what's coming his opponent Grimm's way on Friday night - the chokeslam.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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How to Find a Melbourne Medical Specialist and Avoid Long Hospital...

According to the Australian Medical Association, which has long campaigned for the publication and public release of thorough and accurate outpatient data, the extensive In a snapshot of the original data for outpatient care, the average wait for a new appointment at Royal Children's Hospital was 275 days. A Bendigo Health patient also reported waiting 1493 days for an appointment with an ear, nose and throat medical specialist, and a Royal Melbourne Hospital patient waited 1,204 days for a neurology outpatient appointment.

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Bendigo tourism: Taking a tour with fresh eyes

To mark Victorian Tourism Week, the Bendigo Advertiser sent RMIT university intern SIAN JOHNSON on a whirlwind tour of some popular sights around Bendigo and asked her to critique them. Here's an 'outsider's view' of Bendigo's tourism gems... The tour with guide Ken Bice was absolutely wonderful as he shared his vast knowledge on everything to do with the mine, from explaining the origins of mining terms like 'plat' and 'crib' , to describing the geological origins of the area.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Good morning Bendigo - 04.09.2014

This morning really is the second coming of winter, but the sun will be shining in no time.

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RSPCA pet adoptions 04.09.14

James ID: 798441 Type: Greyhound Sex: male Age: 3yrs MC# 956000008249104 I am a well behaved, happy, loving boy who has been part of the Greyhound Adoption Program.

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Australian Stock Market Report - Afternoon September 3, 2014

The reversal of fortunes reflects the gains seen in the market over the course of the last 24 hours where the ASX 200 has gained about 1 per cent since the low s of the previous day.

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Public learns about dangers of the drug ice

PSYCHED: Neuro-scientist Dr Stephen Kent, Secretary of student group Get Psyched! and Australian Psychological Society Bendigo chairperson Peter Trask.

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A tribute to rural women

An initiative of the Loddon Bendigo Rural Women's Network, the Tribute to Rural Women was held at The Foundry Hotel Complex, highlighting the important role women play in rural and regional communities.

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