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.

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.


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.


WINTER PLEASER

Bread and butter pudding, yes please!
Here’s a recipe your grandmother probably cooked. It’s stood the test of time, and for good reason too. There’s no better excuse to let the bread go stale than to save it up for this crowd-pleasing pud. Perfect for winter dinner parties, it’s cheap and cheerful and will feed an army. Then again, leftovers are oh so sweet. Bread and butter pudding for breakfast anyone? The raw ingredients qualify, so why not the hero dish? Delish.


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.


Missing Meagan

It’s impossible to pinpoint when Meagan Anderson started to disappear, but slowly, irrevocably, the essence of the bright, young mum is being erased.


Puppet love

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


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