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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.


Natural progression

Artist Natalie Ryan grew up in country Victoria, and while she has lived in some of the busiest cities, designing for large textile corporations, her return to Colbinabbin has seen her reconnect with her love of nature and inspired her to establish Meander Art.


Food at the cutting edge

Ungoverned by traditions and inspired by a melting pot of cultures, Bob Yam reflects on an industry boldly going where it’s never gone before.


Weight expectations

Ten months after he took up powerlifting Kevin Gray claimed a world record. Now the competition at home is hotting up as his fiancée Ashleigh Hutchins raises the bar.


Return of the cup

Descendents of racing royalty have had their wish realised with the 1917 New Zealand Cup now back in its place at the Bendigo Harness Racing Club.


Timely Innovation

David and Martin Ruffell take their passion for quality watches a step further, launching their own line Mr Wolfe.


Made with love

For more than 10 years, Sonia Brit has been celebrating beautifully made items and supporting creative locals. She’s just upped the ante with her latest project —‘Made For You’ — a wonderful initiative that looks to take her philosophy of community artistry and expand it even further into the community.


Head Above The Rest

Alfred Hitchcock, Grace Kelly, Clara Bow, Gene Kelly … While costume designer Edith Head has worked with the biggest names in Hollywood, her extensive portfolio of designs makes her a star in her own right. Bendigo Art Gallery will host a selection of these in its latest exhibition, The Costume Designer: Edith and Hollywood.


Car Couples

The traditional view of classic and sports cars is that it is a bloke’s domain. But in Bendigo there is evidence that the world of polished fenders is attracting both genders.