Local News

Witnesses wanted

    Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted last Sunday morning, the 12th of September 2021. The 20 year old male was at Park Road / Farmers Lane near Rosalind Park and the Chinese...

Warrick Cooper wanted

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Warrick Cooper. The 23 year old is wanted on warrants in relation to a theft. He is believed to be frequenting the Bendigo & Shepparton areas. Anyone who...

Man arrested in Dunolly

Goldfields Crime Investigation Unit detectives and Maryborough uniform police have arrested a man after executing a firearms search warrant at an address in Dunolly. Police searched the home on Wednesday 15 September and located a sawn...

New home build for Bendigo

Minister for Housing Richard Wynne today announced at least 120 social, affordable and private homes will be built  in Bendigo – creating 117 direct and 410 indirect local jobs.  The project will transform this neighbourhood in...

Positive Covid case in St Arnaud

A positive coronavirus case has been recorded in St Arnaud. A person with the virus is confirmed to have visited the the East Wimmera Health Services St Arnaud hospital campus on Tuesday. The person is now in...

Business fined for breaching capacity number rules

A Bendigo business has been slapped with a hefty fine for having too many people at the venue. Police say around 70 people attended the venue on Saturday night. Fines for businesses are close to eleven-thousand dollars,...

Bendigo hits train targets

Bendigo's trains have hit their reliability and punctuality targets for August. Just over 98 per cent of local trains took to the tracks last month, while 98 per cent ran on time. However buses will replace most...

Bendigo to hit 90 per cent with first vaccine

Bendigo Health says it will have 90 per cent of the city's eligible population vaccinated with their first COVID-19 jab by the end of this month.   The city had reached a vaccination rate of 75 per cent...

Police arrest boy for vehicle theft

Bendigo Police have arrested a 14-year-old Bendigo male in relation to an aggravated burglary in Ascot overnight on Monday. About 10.30pm on Monday, two offenders entered a home in Peake Court. Police say the residents awoke to...

Future of car park the focus of discussion

The future of the two storey car park between Myers Street and Lyttleton Terrace in central Bendigo is about to be debated. Also known as the Coles Car Park, council says it is shown to be...