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Bendigo /ˈbɛndɪɡoʊ/ is a city in Victoria, Australia, located near the geographical centre of The original inhabitants of the Mount Alexander area that includes Greater .. The city hosts the Bendigo National Swap Meet for car parts every year in . In Bendigo Airport was upgraded with a new taxiway system, new. The next Bendigo Swap is this coming Saturday and Sunday November All sites are booked but the waiting list is open in case of cancellations. swap meet event.
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Station Street, Riddells Creek. This annual music festival gives visitors a chance to enjoy local music, with independent artists from the blues and roots genres.
Various events within the festival also take place, such as the Blues Tram, laneway concerts, performances at Ulumbarra Theatre and a family friendly concert in Rosalind Park. For more information and to see the program for the festival, click here. Various locations in Bendigo. Thursday, November 8 — Sunday, November 11, various times. BYO alcohol and supper. Saturday, November 17, 6.
MRRAR distributes funds, food and goods through refugee advocate agencies and directly to individuals and families in need. Donations by cash or cheque can be made at the door. Friday, November 16, from 6. For more information phone Mark on Where: Saturday, November 10, 7am start.
There will also be raffle and prizes. For more information contact Keith on Saturday, November 10, from 8pm. Get up and dance or relax with family and friends.
Enjoy four hours of nonstop music, drinks and food. Kerang Golf Club, Kerang. Sunday, November 11, 4pm start. 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.
The next Bendigo Swap is this coming Saturday and Sunday 17-18 November 2018
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. The Bendigo region is also home to the historic Bendigo Football Leaguea strong local Australian rules competition.
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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. Australia Defence Apparel is another key defence industry participant making military and police uniforms and bulletproof vests.
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Intervet formerly Ausvac is an important biotechnology company, producing vaccines for animals. The Bendigo campus of La Trobe University is also a large and growing educational institution with over 5, undergraduates and postgraduates in its two colleges. Farming and agriculture[ edit ] The surrounding area, or "gold country", is quite harsh rocky land with scrubby regrowth vegetation. The box-ironbark forest is used for timber mainly sleepers and firewood and beekeeping.
Sheep and cattle are grazed in the cleared areas. There are some large poultry and pig farms.
Some relatively fertile areas are present along the rivers and creeks, where wheat and other crops such as canola are grown. The area produces premium wines, including shirazfrom a growing viticulture industry.
Salinity is a problem in many valleys, but is under control. There is a relatively small eucalyptus oil industry. Bendigo provides services including a large livestock exchange to a large agricultural and grazing area on the Murray plains to its north.