Get Lost in Mount Alexander’s Creative Neighbourhood

Creativity is set to flow through the Mount Alexander community thanks to a partnership between the Victorian Government and Mount Alexander Shire Council. Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards announced funding of $325,000 for two creative projects; upgrading and extending Castlemaine’s successful Village Square to provide more local creative opportunities and Stage 2 of the…

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Roos Hop Into New Game-Changing Sports Precinct

Kangaroo Flat’s cricket, football and netball clubs can look forward to new female friendly changerooms and showcasing their skills on new multi-use cricket training facilities, made possible by the Victorian Government. Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards officially opened the new rooms and cricket training facility at the popular ground on Saturday 22 May, made…

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Free Kinder Saving Families In Bendigo Thousands

  Almost 100,000 families across Victoria are benefitting from free kinder this year thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, saving parents in Bendigo thousands of dollars and helping women back into work as we recover from the pandemic. State Labor Members for Bendigo Maree Edwards and Jacinta Allan announced on Friday 7 May that all…

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New preschool opens in Harcourt

Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards MP officially opened the new Harcourt Preschool, which has been built on site at Harcourt Valley Primary School, on Monday 26 April 2021. Families living in Harcourt will now have access to a kindergarten and school at the same location, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The early learning…

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Goldfields Artefacts Uncovered at Bendigo GovHub Site

  An extensive archaeological dig on the construction site of the Andrews Labor Government’s Bendigo GovHub has uncovered thousands of items from the city’s rich gold rush past. Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards visited the GovHub site on Friday 9 April 2021 to celebrate the archaeological findings and discuss progress on the construction of…

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New Lease of Life for Historic Queen Elizabeth Oval Cottage

The Victorian Government continues to protect the state’s heritage with one of Bendigo’s oldest buildings, the Queen Elizabeth Oval Cottage, reopening today following restoration and conservation works.  Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards, representing Minister for Planning Richard Wynne declared the cottage open following the works which were made possible by a $200,000 grant from…

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