About the City

The City of Greater Bendigo is located in the geographic centre of Victoria; about 90 minutes’ drive north of Melbourne and is Victoria's second largest local government authority (in population terms) outside metropolitan Melbourne.

Greater Bendigo has an estimated population of over 110,000 and covers almost 3,000 square kilometres of the central Victorian landscape, including smaller towns and villages such as Heathcote, Axedale, Huntly, Marong, Elmore, Goornong, Neilborough, Sebastian, Woodvale, Raywood, Mia Mia and Redesdale.

The Aboriginal people of the area are the Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurung and Gurai-illam Wurrung language groups of the Central Kulin nation. Traditional Owners and Elders continuously retain their spiritual and custodial connection to their country.

Our vision is Greater Bendigo - working together to be Australia's most liveable regional city.

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