Bendigo, Australia Newswire

Bendigo, Australia Newswire

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  1. Cathy retirement talk premature: McKenzieRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Border Mail

    SENATOR Bridget McKenzie doubts retirement is on the radar of member for Indi Cathy McGowan leading into the next federal election due next year. The National Party deputy leader was in Wodonga yesterday for the first time since announcing she would be relocating her electorate office from Bendigo to Wodonga in the new year which has fuelled speculation she might be considering a tilt at Indi.

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  2. Try to buy from local retailers this Christmas | Our SayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    Roger David announced it was closing down the business, with the loss of 500 jobs, after failing to find a buyer. Jobs will go at the outlet in the Bendigo Marketplace.

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  3. Charter of rights will protect vulnerable: TriggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bendigo Advertiser

    Former Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has renewed calls for the creation of an Australian charter of rights, in a bid to prevent "egregious" breaches of international humans rights law by federal parliament. In a wide-ranging speech in Bendigo this week, Professor Triggs outlined how a charter could protect the rights of vulnerable members of the community.

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  4. Bendigo Soldiers' Memorial reopens after $5.1m project | Photos, videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bendigo Advertiser

    Major Craig Montgomery said the displays in the restored and renovated Bendigo Soldiers' Memorial Institute and Military Museum were magnificent. Pictures: DARREN HOWE Stories of central Victorian soldiers went back on display in one of Bendigo's most iconic buildings on Thursday morning.

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  5. Waste-to-energy for Victoria? Greens say 'no', DLP says 'yes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bendigo Advertiser

    Greens candidate for Bendigo East Nakita Thomson says companies should be supported to produce biodegradable packaging, and rejects waste-to-energy as a solution to waste and power issues. Picture: DARREN HOWE A BENDIGO minor party candidate believes waste-to-energy could be used to solve the state's waste and power problems, but locals Greens say the facilities emit toxic chemicals and are "four times more polluting than coal".

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  6. Lives changed one year on from same-sex marriage survey resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bendigo Advertiser

    Elisha and Emily with their son Liam, almost a year after the same-sex marriage survey result was announced. Picture: SUPPLIED A YEAR ago today, Elisha and her colleagues were crowded around the television watching and waiting for the result of the same-sex marriage survey.

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  7. Dance competition jumps en-pointe for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Courier

    DANCE OFF: Anita Delaland, Sarah Jones, Jimmy Jones, 10, Angela Narracott, Zara Jones, 12, and Sadie Jones, 7 in orange for Fragile X awareness. Picture: Lachlan Bence The Ballarat Dance Awards, to be held in January, will involve two days of dance masterclasses with a third day of competition to determine scholarship and award winners with all proceeds from audience tickets from the Sunday Dance Challenge to be donated to Fragile X Association of Australia.

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  8. Why do we undervalue the role of Sir John Monash? | Your SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    I refer to Professor Peter Stanley's piece in the Advertiser last Thursday specifically with respect to Sir John Monash. The many "books and documentaries making his case" do make compelling reading.

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  9. Why 8721 greater Bendigo workers are at high risk of skin cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Those working outdoors need to make sure sun protection is high on the agenda as UV levels continue to rise. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data which shows 8721 City of Greater Bendigo residents work in the five industries with the highest UV exposure.

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  10. Fire-bombing after dark gets green light for expanded trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    READY: Emergency Services commissioner Andrew Crisp at Ballarat airfield with one of the two firebombing helicopters approved to fight fires after dark. Picture: Lachlan Bence Night time aerial fire fighting in central Victoria will start from December 1 as an Australian-first trial moves in to its second phase.

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  11. Groovin the Moo announces dates for 2019 showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Next year's Groovin the Moo show in Bendigo will have the power of the Force with the touring festival arriving on Saturday, May 4. Last year Bendigo's Daniel Aaron was unearthed by Triple J for the festival with his set proving very popular. The regional music tour kicks off on April 26 in Wayville, South Australia, before heading to Maitland on April 27 and Canberra on April 28. "It's our mission to make GTM your home away from home and we've got great things in store for 2019," GTM promoter Steve Halpin said.

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  12. Castlemaine State Festival reveals its first artist for 2019 eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Hailing from Spain and a legend of classical and world music, Savall and his quartet will perform exclusively for the Castlemaine State Festival. "Jordi Savall is one of the most important classical musicians of our time," Roberts said.

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  13. Cash surplus: Castlemaine Art Museum back in the blackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    The Castlemaine Art Museum is showing signs of financial recovery, recording a net operating surplus of close to half a million dollars last financial year, but its acting chairperson warned the institution was not "out of the woods yet". The 105-year-old gallery was saved from closure in August 2017 through a number of generous donations from the community.

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  14. Need for education rising with demand for family violence servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    COMMUNITY sector agencies responding to family violence have spoken to the challenges of allocating resources to prevention while facing increased demand for services. Representatives from the Centre for Non-Violence, Loddon Campaspe Centre Against Sexual Assault, Housing Justice and the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre formed a family violence-themed panel on the final day of the Community Sector Showcase.

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  15. Time for a better food help deal to feed the hungry | Our SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    So, the government has done a backflip on funding for Foodbank. No surprises there.

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  16. Time for a better food help deal to help the hungry | Our SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Bendigo Advertiser

    So, the government has done a backflip on funding for Foodbank. No surprise there.

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  17. Gender equality data shows employers can create change: agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Bendigo Advertiser

    WORKPLACE gender equality data released today highlights the difference employers can make, the head of a central Victorian agency says. Women's Health Loddon Mallee executive officer Tricia Currie welcomed the Workplace Gender Equality Agency's report, which demonstrated positive change in the past five years in areas such as the gender pay gap, women's representation in management roles and employer-led initiatives.

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  18. Travel queen's 'embarrassing' confessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    Catriona Rowntree is Australia's queen of travel. But when it comes to packing, she reveals even gurus like her get it wrong.

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  19. Architect led the way in design for buildings of learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Age

    John Gribble, a prolific, meticulous, methodical architect, leaves a legacy of educational buildings across Melbourne. He died on May 30, aged 75. Born in Melbourne on July 5, 1942 to parents Arthur and Bonnie Gribble, John was one of three children, with twin sister Kim and older sister Alison.

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  20. Food staples supply no longer under threat: Bendigo FoodshareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Bendigo Advertiser

    UPDATE 10am: BENDIGO Foodshare chair Cathie Steele has thanked the public for supporting food relief organisations in their hour of need. With funding for Foodbank's Key Staples program restored to $750,000 a year, Ms Steele was no longer anticipating difficulties sourcing essential products such as breakfast cereals, pasta, rice and canned fruit and vegetables.

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