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.

A fresh take

Interior designer and artist Marcia Priestley paints away past pains to find international success from the calm confines of her bright home studio.


Ready to roar

Bendigo’s newest dragon, Dai Gum Loong, is ready to be seen and heard for the first time this Easter during a magnificent display of Chinese culture.


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.


Cat’s tale continues

The Cat Empire mark 20 years of ska, jazz and other far-flung influences with a new LP on the way. The band chats ahead of its sell-out show in Castlemaine.


Puppet love

Bendigo’s much-loved children’s storyteller Narelle Stone hands us a backstage pass to her amazing collection of characters.


G’day Peter

Settled amongst the hills of Heathcote, Aussie artist and satirist Peter Russell-Clarke reflects on a life that is as unique and full of interest as his art.


Make a statement

Want to stand out from the crowd? Contrasting finishes and distinctive shapes can be brought together to make a striking combination for any room in any home.


Finding balance

Tony White looks at his role as frontman of Fountaineer as a creative outlet, something that fits in between family and work. It’s an outlet driven by a love of stories that shows in his music, and his ultimate career goal — working at the Bendigo Library.


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