Local News

Major staff numbers quitting justice system

The number of staff quitting the state's youth justice system has hit 100 out of a total of 400 in less than a year. The news comes after yet another attack on a staff member, this...

Fire in Queen Street Bendigo

Emergency services are attending a fire in Queen Street Bendigo. The fire at the Department of Health & Human Services building broke out at approximately 11.45 am. Police, CFA and an ambulance have all attended. Queen Street between...

Bendigo coat drive success

A whopping 2,700 items have been donated to the Bendigo Community Coat Drive. Bendigo Community Health Services says it beats the 2016 record by more than 400 coats Pristine Dry Cleaners is also offering to clean each...

Regional Arts Victoria announce grants

Local artists will share in over $129,000 as Regional Arts Victoria announced the recipients of the federal government's Regional Arts Fund. Among the winners include Punctum in Castlemaine who will receive $15,000 for its gateway mentorship...

Renewed calls for release of regional airport funds

Bendigo has joined the fight in calling on the federal government to release funds allocated to regional airports. The appeal comes from Regional Capitals Australia after a report released earlier this month included a recommendation into a...

Man accused of killing partner extradited to Queensland

A man accused of killing his partner... will be extradited to Queensland today.. Jason Cooper fronted the Bendigo Magistrates' Court yesterday following his arrest in Huntly on Friday afternoon over the disappearance of his partner, Shae...

Extradition application granted

An extradition application to Queensland has been granted today after a man was arrested in Bendigo and charged with manslaughter on Friday. The 44-year-old has also been charged with theft and interfering with a corpse. It comes...