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Outdoor clothes line Lock up undercover carport and small side yard Both bedrooms have queen size beds and built in robes. They also have outdoor awnings for extra coolness in the summer time Central location in a lovely wide street close to local parks, walkways and a short stroll to some local hotels that have exceptional dining facilities The city centre is about minutes walk or a short drive.
Bendigo offers many things to do, including art galleries, theatres and music venuescinemas, shopping and a great range of fine restaurants and cafes. Bendigo is also renowned for its fine wines and boasts a Wine Bank in beautiful View Street which is located in the Arts Precinct. This area is also renowned for its beautiful antiques, galleries and boutique shopping.
Many Gardens and Parks are available for you to explore with Community events, Farmers Markets, Craft Markets, and beer, cider and wine events. There are many local sporting competitions all year if you enjoy watching a game of AFL, basketball, netball, tennis, soccer, cricket, hockey, rugby etc.
Golf courses, bowling greens and croquet clubs always welcome visitors to our city as well as many local swimming pools and gymnasiums if you wish to participate in exercise during your stay. There are other large shopping centres at Strathdale and Kangaroo Flat.
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There are take away places just around the corner and a Coles supermarket is few blocks away, on McIvor Road. There is a bigger range of shops at Strathdale or Bendigo Marketplace. It also attracts thousands of people from around Victoria to the city for the weekend.
With over 80 artists from all over Australia, the not-for-profit festival is hosted in many of the venues around Bendigo, and is headlined by a large family-friendly free concert held in Rosalind Park. The Bendigo Easter Festival is held each year and attracts tens of thousands of tourists to the city over the Easter long weekend. Attractions include parades, exhibitions and a street carnival. The Festival of Light is a multicultural celebration of peace and harmony inspired by the Buddha's birthday held in May each year since at the Great Stupa.
The festival's program includes dancing and musical acts followed by a fireworks display at night. Media Bendigo is served by two newspapers: There are also eight locally based radio stations; Prime Television maintains a sales office in Bendigo.
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On 5 Mayanalogue television transmissions ceased in most areas of regional Victoria and some border regions including Bendigo and surrounding areas. All local free-to-air television services are now being broadcast in digital transmission only.
This was done as part of the federal government's plan for digital terrestrial television in Australiawhere all analogue television transmission is being gradually switched off and replaced with DVB-T transmission.
Music There are several live music venues with local independent bands and artists performing on a regular basis. The Bendigo and District Cricket Association is the controlling body for 10 senior cricket clubs within the Bendigo area.
The Emu Valley Cricket Association organises matches for 13 clubs around the Bendigo district, from Marong in the north to Heathcote is the south. The Bendigo region is also home to the historic Bendigo Football Leaguea strong local Australian rules competition.
The Bendigo Cup is a prominent horse racing event. The stadium hosted basketball games during the Commonwealth Games. Bendigo's men's team is called the Bendigo Braves and the women's team is called Bendigo Spirit. In both and the women's team won the Women's National Basketball League championship. Bendigo was the host to the second Commonwealth Youth Gamesheld from 30 November to 3 December Economy Bendigo is a large and growing service economy.
The major industries are health, finance headquarters of the Bendigo and Adelaide Banktourism, commerce, education, food processing and primary industries, with some significant engineering industries see below under "Manufacturing". Bendigo's growth has stimulated growth in small surrounding rural towns such as ElmoreHeathcote, RochesterInglewoodDunolly and Bridgewater. Commerce Bendigo Bank left The main retail centre of Bendigo is the central business district, with the suburbs of Eaglehawk, Kangaroo Flat, Golden Square, Strathdale and Epsom also having shopping districts.
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The city is the home of the headquarters of the Bendigo Bank ; established in as a building society. It is now a large retail bank with community bank branches throughout Australia.
The bank is headquartered in Bendigo and is a major employer in the city it also has a regional office at Melbourne Docklands. Little of that now remains but there is a large foundry Keech Castings which makes mining, train and other steel parts and there is also a rubber factory Motherson Elastomers, formerly Empire Rubber.
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Australia Defence Apparel is another key defence industry participant making military and police uniforms and bulletproof vests. Intervet formerly Ausvac is an important biotechnology company, producing vaccines for animals. The Bendigo campus of La Trobe University is also a large and growing educational institution with over 5, undergraduates and postgraduates in its two colleges.
Farming and agriculture The surrounding area, or "gold country", is quite harsh rocky land with scrubby regrowth vegetation. The box-ironbark forest is used for timber mainly sleepers and firewood and beekeeping.
Sheep and cattle are grazed in the cleared areas. There are some large poultry and pig farms. Some relatively fertile areas are present along the rivers and creeks, where wheat and other crops such as canola are grown. The area produces premium wines, including shirazfrom a growing viticulture industry. Salinity is a problem in many valleys, but is under control. There is a relatively small eucalyptus oil industry.
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Bendigo provides services including a large livestock exchange to a large agricultural and grazing area on the Murray plains to its north.