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Congratulations and thanks to all who participated in Making the Hole in One such a success and also their efforts at BBQ's and raffles. Request received from Salvos to assist with collection on Red Shield day.
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Club decided not to participate due to other commitments on those dates. Referred to Bob Wiseman for decision. Changeover Dinner Ist July. And thanks to participants for their generosity. This was despite three Holes in One occurring. Function Centre Manager Phil raised question of gas bottles in gated area. As these cannot be stored in closed spaces, a lockable cage will be provided.
Phil had also attempted to get COGB to reconsider key change as we had recently upgraded but to no avail. Average attendance to kids. Provides a safe place- no alcohol, drugs, not over 18 unless they have Working With Children card.
No physical contact allowed- program based on Christian values.
Lots of great kids out there Whilst Church based, priority is to help youthnot increase Church numbers. Now running program at Crusoe College, looking at other Bendigo Colleges. In one fight per day, only two for year, only one so far. Youth need stable environment and to know someone cares.
Youth view of authority is poor, need to bring community to these kids. For the remainder of the year, it is on display in the Golden Dragon Museum. The Bendigo Art Gallery is one of Australia's oldest and largest regional art galleries. In Marchit hosted a royal visit from Princess Charlene of Monaco at the opening of an exhibition about Grace Kelly.
It also hosts the annual Bendigo Writers Festival, founded inwhich runs across the second weekend in August each year.Ballarat Swap meet, 2017, Cars for sale,
The Ulumbarra Theatre  was opened on April 16, The renovated theatre retains some original architectural features of the gaol. It also acts as a ceremonial and teaching space for local secondary schools and universities. It is regarded[ by whom? The city hosts the Victorian event of the annual Groovin' the Moo music festival. It is held at the Bendigo Showgrounds and is usually held in late April or early May. The festival regularly sells out and brings many big Australian and international acts to the city.
It also attracts thousands of people from around Victoria to the city for the weekend. With over 80 artists from all over Australia, the not-for-profit festival is hosted in many of the venues around Bendigo, and is headlined by a large family-friendly free concert held in Rosalind Park. The Bendigo Easter Festival is held each year and attracts tens of thousands of tourists to the city over the Easter long weekend.
Attractions include parades, exhibitions and a street carnival. The Festival of Light is a multicultural celebration of peace and harmony inspired by the Buddha's birthday held in May each year since at the Great Stupa.
The festival's program includes dancing and musical acts followed by a fireworks display at night. Media[ edit ] Bendigo is served by two newspapers: There are also eight locally based radio stations; Prime Television maintains a sales office in Bendigo.
On 5 Mayanalogue television transmissions ceased in most areas of regional Victoria and some border regions including Bendigo and surrounding areas.
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All local free-to-air television services are now being broadcast in digital transmission only. This was done as part of the federal government's plan for digital terrestrial television in Australiawhere all analogue television transmission is being gradually switched off and replaced with DVB-T transmission.
Music[ edit ] There are several live music venues with local independent bands and artists performing on a regular basis. The Bendigo and District Cricket Association is the controlling body for 10 senior cricket clubs within the Bendigo area. The Emu Valley Cricket Association organises matches for 13 clubs around the Bendigo district, from Marong in the north to Heathcote is the south.
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The Bendigo region is also home to the historic Bendigo Football Leaguea strong local Australian rules competition. The Bendigo Cup is a prominent horse racing event.
The stadium hosted basketball games during the Commonwealth Games. Bendigo's men's team is called the Bendigo Braves and the women's team is called Bendigo Spirit.
In both and the women's team won the Women's National Basketball League championship. Bendigo was the host to the second Commonwealth Youth Gamesheld from 30 November to 3 December Economy[ edit ] Bendigo is a large and growing service economy. The major industries are health, finance headquarters of the Bendigo and Adelaide Banktourism, commerce, education, food processing and primary industries, with some significant engineering industries see below under "Manufacturing".
Bendigo's growth has stimulated growth in small surrounding rural towns such as ElmoreHeathcoteRochesterInglewoodDunolly and Bridgewater. Commerce[ edit ] Bendigo Bank left The main retail centre of Bendigo is the central business district, with the suburbs of Eaglehawk, Kangaroo Flat, Golden Square, Strathdale and Epsom also having shopping districts.
The city is the home of the headquarters of the Bendigo Bank ; established in as a building society. It is now a large retail bank with community bank branches throughout Australia.
The bank is headquartered in Bendigo and is a major employer in the city it also has a regional office at Melbourne Docklands. Little of that now remains but there is a large foundry Keech Castings which makes mining, train and other steel parts and there is also a rubber factory Motherson Elastomers, formerly Empire Rubber.