Greater Bendigo Magazine December 2022

A publication produced for residents, ratepayers and businesses to raise awareness, provide information on services and activities and encourage involvement in planning for the future. 

Included in this issue: 


  • Mayoral chain - a glittering record of history
  • The challenge of homelessness
  • Dedicated gallery in Bendigo opens for First Nations creatives
  • 2026 Games chiefs visit Bendigo


  • Quarry Hill the life for us!
  • Peek under the creek at Bendigo Library
  • Beat the heat this summer and stay safe
  • Know the new fire ratings
  • Helping heritage groups with collections


  • Bendigo Airport terminal expansion underway

Active and Healthy

  • Summer time is pool time!
  • Redeveloped Kennington Recreation Reserve now open
  • GB quiz!
  • 3 for free!
  • Name change for regional health initiative


  • City to transform old Bendigo Municipal Baths site in 2023
  • All the world’s a stage!
  • Get excited for the new Lake Weeroona play space!
  • Improving our dog parks
  • Spay and neuter - the balls in your court!
  • What’s in the works?
  • City to undertake major repairs to Kennington Reservoir dam wall


  • Recycle old or unwanted sporting equipment
  • Free domestic green waste disposal

Ward News

  • What’s happening in your ward?


  • Summer in the Parks
  • Perfect picnic spots
  • Public art on show everyday
  • Designing a nation - tracing Australia’s changing identity and style
  • Festive food countdown
  • Hosting visitors this summer?
  • Silver for Bendigo in Australia’s top tourism award
  • What’s on


Two young girls enjoying ice cream