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Bendigo on a statewide high
Christine McGinn
Greater Bendigo has topped the housing-price growth list for Victoria’s main regional cities. Latest Real Estate Institute of Victoria data revealed a 7.9 per cent jump in the city’s median house price in the year to the end of June. Greater Geelong recorded at 6.7 per cent jump, ..
25-Jul-2014
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TAFE'S $450,000 business case
Bendigo Weekly
The State Government has given $150,000 to Bendigo Kangan Institute’s McCrae Street campus business case and strategic plan. Member for Northern Victoria Damian Drum said the institute was contributing $300,000 to the project. “The Coalition Government is investing $64 million int..
25-Jul-2014
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Epsom PS rebuild promised - video
Christine McGinn
Epsom Primary School will be completely rebuilt if the Labor Party is elected at November's state election. Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews announced $5.7 million for the rebuild today. Students and teachers will be the beneficiaries of improved educational facilities and vibrant teachi..
25-Jul-2014
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Team to muscle in
Christine McGinn
St John of God Allied Health staff are pulling on their runners to join the third annual Father’s Day Run for Dad. The Allied Health team is ramping up the competition, egging on other organisations to make a team, wear matching tops and try to beat them. The fundraising 6.8 kilometre r..
25-Jul-2014
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Call to halt car park push
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council is being urged to stop works aimed at expanding the city’s car parking into Rosalind Park. Preliminary work has begun on building 69 new car parks at the end of the Tom Flood Centre behind the Golden Dragon Museum. The car parks are part of the planning perm..
23-Jul-2014
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Council gives MH17 sympathy
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council gave their condolences to the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 victims and their families today. Mayor Barry Lyons signed the condolence book and encouraged locals to do the same. “This is a tragic event and you cannot help but be moved by this senseless act and t..
22-Jul-2014
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That dramatic century
An opportunity to visit a huge archive of American photography led to the landmark exhibition about to open in Bendigo Two weeks spent in one of the most important photography archives in the world was a dream come true for Bendigo Art Gallery curator Tansy Curtin. “To be given the chan..
08-Apr-2011
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Master of None
Jake Schatz Local rock maestros Master Of None are gearing up for the launch of their first single ,The Living, tonight at The Golden Vine Hotel. The five piece is busily preparing the release of their debut EP Caught Behind and are excited to be playing the single launch here in Bendigo. ..
08-Apr-2011
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Gough's knock-out
Choked by red; pummelled by blue and spear-tackled by yellow, I dropped to the canvas. “One two three – you’re out!”, screamed the ref. I was down for the count. Happily though, having not been this gob-smacked by colour since I stood in front of an Yves Klein Blue at the ..
08-Apr-2011
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Battle: Los Angeles
Battle: Los Angeles Director: Jonathan Liebesman Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan IF you had to pin Hollywood down as to what genre of film it does best it would have to be special effect-jammed action flicks and musicals. Battle: Los Angeles is definitely no..
07-Apr-2011
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Oh Pacific set to storm GTM Bendigo
One regional band is all set for its date with musical destiny. Emerging pop rockers Oh Pacific got the call up this week to represent the area at this month’s Groovin The Moo Festival. They joined Redcoats, Gold Fields and The Bride Stripped Back, part of a local quartet ..
06-Apr-2011
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GTM: Final acts revealed
The final three regional bands have been added to the Groovin The Moo line up. Oh Pacific, Gold Fields and Redcoats have earned themselves the right to play at the gig on April 30 at the Bendigo Showgrounds. More info to come...
05-Apr-2011
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Stadium backing
Joel Peterson
Bendigo Spirit’s battle to host a home Grand Final has entered the political sphere, with several local politicians throwing their weight behind the issue. Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan has taken to twitter recently to show her support for the Spirit, and this week Liberal cand..
08-Feb-2013
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Test for pack
Joel Peterson
Bendigo Fighting Miners will begin their Victorian Rugby Union country division premiership defence on a big stage this Saturday, when they play in a country sevens tournament at Simonds Stadium in Geelong. The Melbourne Rebels will play the Auckland Blues in a trial game at the venue, which..
08-Feb-2013
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Garlepp adds grunt to the big Braves
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Braves are hoping the old adage “two are better than one” proves true for them in season 2013, after signing Josh Garlepp this week. The 201cm West Australian was added to the club’s roster on Wednesday, completing its lineup for the upcoming 2013 SEABL season. It p..
08-Feb-2013
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Bendigo gets the Blues - VIDEO
Joel Peterson
Bendigo was abuzz yesterday, as the Carlton Football Club came to town for their AFL Community Camp. Led by Marc Murphy, the players were welcomed at a Civic reception in the CBD before visiting schools, the Bendigo Hospital and conducting clinics at the QEO. There was also a clinic for..
08-Feb-2013
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Paths open to finals
Bendigo Weekly
By JOEL PETERSON Marong sprung an upset in round nine of the Emu Valley Cricket Association to keep their finals hopes alive, with a comprehensive victory over Emu Creek. Going into the game second on the ladder, Emu Creek could only manage 96 in reply to the Panthers’ day one total of 229..
07-Feb-2013
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Back with Braves
Joel Peterson
THE Bendigo Braves have solidified their roster for the 2013 SEABL season, after this week re-signing forward Tom Garlepp. Garlepp, who is currently playing for the NBL’s Sydney Kings, represents a major boost to a Braves squad that already includes front court partner Ivan McFarlin an..
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