Local News

Assault in the CBD Thursday, witness sought

Bendigo Police are investigating a report of an assault Thursday (17/06/21) in the Bendigo CBD near the intersection of Williamson Street and Hargreaves Street at about 4:00 PM. Investigators are keen to speak to a female...

Row grows over superannuation payout

A Bendigo magistrate embroiled in controversy in 2019 after having a relationship with a court clerk 45 years his junior has been given her $180,000 superannuation death benefit even though it was left to her...

MP takes a jab at vaccine roll out

A Bendigo MP will let her feelings be known on the national vaccination roll-out today. Lisa Chesters will front the media along with the GM of the Bendigo Primary Care Centre Steve Cooper at 11am this...

More defibrilators installed at schools

In a safety boost for primary schools across two central Victorian shires, life-saving Defibrillators have been installed. They've gone into public schools across both the Mt Alexander and Central Goldfields shires thanks to a cash injection...

SES plays a key role

Central Victorian SES volunteers are playing a key role in the state's clean-up efforts following last week's devastating storms. Many have helped in Woodend following the trail of destruction. Across the week the Woodend SES received close...

Rethink on AstraZeneca vaccination

You'll need to change your plans if you're thinking about walking in for a jab at the Bendigo Health vaccination clinic. There's been a temporary hold put on walk up appointments as the government moves to...

Cobaw State Forest closed

The Cobaw State Forest has been closed due to storm damage. Loddon Mallee Deputy Chief Fire Officer Scott Falconer said the Cobaw State Forest will be closed until June 30,  2021 as a result of extensive...

Essential maintenance for V/Line over school holidays

The Victorian Government will complete a two-week program of essential maintenance and renewal works on the  Bendigo, Swan Hill and Echuca rail lines over the July school holidays.  Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan  said  they...

United Kingdom Hotel is brewing change

A Golden Square pub is potentially set for a transformation. Owners of the United Kingdom Hotel want to develop a nano-brewery with the ability to brew beer as well as making spirits such as rum, gin...

Mount Alexander shire spends up

A bigger than planned budget has been adopted by the Mount Alexander Shire. Council will spend almost $2 million extra thanks to additional funding. Projects at Taradale and Chewton have been boosted, the proposed Castlemaine to Maryborough...