About Us

Established in 2005, Bendigo Magazine is an independently, locally owned and published, full colour, glossy magazine.

Produced quarterly by creative locals who are passionate about the central Victorian region and it’s people, Bendigo Magazine highlights the amazing aspects of the region including – lifestyle, arts, homes, food, tourism and community.

Our magazine offers a considered balance of editorial and advertising, ultilising quality and professional photographers and writers from the area to bring together insightful stories about central Victoria and it’s people.

Social commentary

A local comedian addresses the big - and not so big - topics affecting us all as the Bendigo stand-up scene begins to boom.


The hilltop hood

Come Fridays The Old Church on the Hill throws open its doors to welcome in all who seek companionship, connection and copious cups of tea.


The duality of caring

Juggling career and family responsibilities is a challenge many women, like La Trobe University researcher Dr Katharine McKinnon, know only too well. However, a workplace that recognises the inherent value of both roles is not such a familiar story.


The ball for all

Take a diverse group of newcomers to Bendigo, throw a round ball among them and watch as the global game unites cultures and creates a sense of community and belonging.


Caravan parked

One enterprising local is welcoming guests into her Bendigo backyard, lured by the promise of one sweet night with Amelie.


Mushroom magic

With a mushroom disco and some cool robots, a very savvy Newbridge farmer hopes putting the fun into harvesting fungi might just help save the planet.


THE ITALIAN JOB

When Fabrizio Soncin started kicking a soccer ball for fun as a young kid little did he know that it was the beginning of a life-long passion with the beautiful game.


Lessons In Life

Seven years ago Golden Square local Peter Thompson answered a call to help Buddhist monk and Karen refugee Ashin Moonieinda with his English skills. This year they celebrate Moonie’s completion of a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Community Development.


Visiting hours

Lives are changed and families made multiple times a day at the Bendigo Hospital. Lauren Mitchell visits a place where love stories start.


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