Strategy adopted

At its meeting on Wednesday November 21, 2018 Greater Bendigo City Council adopted Greater CREATIVE Bendigo. Check back early in 2019 to download the final document.

Creative Conversations

The ‘Creative Conversations’ series was an important part of the City of Greater Bendigo’s community engagement during the preparation of Greater, CREATIVE, Bendigo. Great thinkers, artists, storytellers and locals who are really making their creative mark, were invited to share what they think will make Bendigo an even more creative city. Creative Conversations were free public events featuring a number of new and different speakers from across a number of creative industries. Read more about each session:

How did we reach this point?

Stage 1 – September to December 2017

  • Background research and community consultation provided direction for the Strategy
  • Creative Conversations I held in November

Stage 2 – January to May 2018

  • Draft Vision developed based on industry and community feedback from Stage 1
  • Creative Conversations II: Showcase held in April

Stage 3 – June to September 2018

  • Technical Advisory Group consulted
  • Draft Strategy developed based on feedback from Stage 2
  • Creative Conversations III: Creative Bendigo held in August

Stage 4 – October to December 2018

  • Draft Strategy refined based on feedback from Stage 3
  • Final Strategy to Council for adoption

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Following the success of the previous Arts and Culture Strategy 2008-2011, the City is developing a new Arts and Creative Industry Strategy. The new strategy embraces a new approach to thinking about creativity in our region.

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If you have any questions on this project or any of our projects please contact the Regional Sustainable Development Unit on 03 5434 6000 or [email protected]

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