Editorial Guidelines

Bendigo Magazine is an independently owned, visually engaging, quarterly publication that celebrates people, places, events and tourism throughout Bendigo and Central Victoria.

Our magazine reflects the best the region has to offer. It captures Bendigo’s unique style in a manner intended to make our readers more informed and their lives more interesting. Our objective is to spark a zest for living in Bendigo, new ideas and new experiences.

Targeted towards both residents and visitors to the region, Bendigo Magazine is the publication of choice for both long-time residents and newcomers seeking information about the people and places that shape this exciting city.

Bendigo Magazine offers uncovered and interesting articles written and photographed by local contributors. Each page showcases outstanding, inspiring photography and writing.

Article Submissions
We accept articles about local people, events, home living, food, and public interest stories of various word lengths.
We recommend contributors read the most recent issues of Bendigo Magazine to see previously published materials. Bendigo Magazine also welcomes pitches.
To submit an article or pitch, please email mail@bendigomagazine.com

All submissions should include:
•    Your name and contact information
•    Title of your article or proposed article
Submissions must be your original work. Bendigo Magazine has no tolerance for plagiarism.
Editorial staff reserve the right to edit submissions for publication.
Due to the high volume of content received by Bendigo Magazine, editorial submissions will not be guaranteed publication. Editorial will be selected on the basis of relevance, its submission date and the interest to Bendigo Magazine’s readership.

Image submissions

Images need to be provided in a high resolution format. Descriptions for images must also be provided in the submission email. Image descriptions may be edited for clarity.

Code of Practice
Bendigo Magazine is committed to being an independent, honest, non-discriminatory and fair publication. Contributors should consider the MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics and the Australian Press Council Statement of Practice when providing content.

Editorial Deadlines
Material must be submitted by the following deadlines:
SPRING ISSUE, 2019 – 7 August
SUMMER ISSUE, 2019 – 14 November
AUTUMN ISSUE, 2020 – 27 February
WINTER ISSUE, 2020 – 20 May