Week to honour those who make a difference
DID you know there are nearly 6 million people volunteering across Australia? This week marks National Volunteer Week, with the theme “Making a world of difference”.
THE City of Greater Bendigo and Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand (BGANZ) are celebrating 2019 Botanic Gardens Day with a special open day event at the Bendigo Botanic Gardens, White Hills between 11am and 2pm on Sunday, May 26.
HEATHCOTE’S Tom Dando has been awarded the inaugural Heathcote and District Community Bank Rural Scholarship.
PYALONG Neighbourhood House was recognised for its service at the recent Neighbourhood Houses Victoria annual state conference earlier this month.
TODAY is Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) Day, a national day of thanks for the many Victoria State Emergency Services (VICSES) volunteers who support their local communities during flood, storm, landslide, road rescue, search and rescue, and more. VICSES volunteers responded to more than 31,000 requests for assistance last year, equalling a total of 302,623 operational hours.
BUNBUNARIK Children’s Hub was visited by a delegation of Kiwanis members including their Australian governor, Bob Sitters, on April 17. Kiwanis International, of which the Australian operation and Bendigo branch are a part, was established in 1915 in the United States.
BEAUTIFUL two-year-old Bindi is your typical greyhound — a 70km/h couch potato.
BENDIGO Bank’s Student Account is aimed at helping students aged 12 years and over to be smart with their money.
MOAMA Anglican Grammar School is giving the next generation of students and parents a taste of what they have to offer.
LISA Chesters has scored a victory in the federal election, returning for her third term as the member for Bendigo.
VICTORIAN opposition leader Michael O’Brien met with farmers at Glenaroua last Wednesday to better understand the effects of drought.
OUR Lady of the Sacred Heart School (OLSH) is a community that is learning and living in the tradition of the OLSH spirit. Its motto is ‘May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be everywhere loved’, and with that in mind parents, teachers, students and the wider community work in partnership to provide a nurturing and innovative learning environment. All stakeholders are united for a common purpose.
THE Mitchell Shire community has successfully rallied behind the mental health and freeway advocacy campaign. More than 1000 emails and postcards were sent to federal election candidates in the lead-up to Saturday’s federal election, across McEwen, Nicholls and Bendigo.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
A car has hit a house on the corner of Archer St and Stanley St at about 3.15 this afternoon. The vehicle left the road and travelled through a fence before coming to a hault. Police and CFA are on scene. The Archer St entrance to Stanley St is...
An electric line-up has been announced for the 2019 Land Of Plenty music festival to be held in Shepparton later this year. Following through on last month’s promise to bring some of Australia’s hottest bands to the Goulburn Valley, the Greater...