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Bendigo Rodeo Raising Funds for MND, Police Presence to Deter Protesters

January 20, 2023 11:13 am in by
 
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One dollar from every ticket sale at tonight’s Bendigo Rodeo will be donated to the MND Association of Australia. 
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The M5 Bendigo Pro Rodeo is taking place at the Princes of Wales Showgrounds, with gates opening at 4pm. 
 
Owner of M5 Rodeo promotions, Nicole McDonald said after protests marred last year’s event, they’ve done a lot more background checks to ensure it doesn’t happen again. 
 
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“To stall us like they did, is actually quite disappointing,” she said. 
 
“So, we’ve got lots of precautions, police have checked ticketing and we’ve got lots of other procedures in place.” 
 
All patrons are encouraged to wear Blue in support of the fight MND cause. 
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Image: Preparations are underway at the Prince of Wales Showgrounds, file photo. 
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