Issue 46

Autumn issue – Out now!

Autumn issue – Out now! 0

Autumn is a beautiful time of the year in Bendigo. The leaves on the trees turn their amazing shades of gold and brown, people are getting stuck into the footy season, the summer doona is being upgraded and it’s time to get someone in to check the heater. Well, given how up and down the [...]

On top of the game

On top of the game 0

Being at the helm of the Queens Arms Hotel, Callum Francis and Corey Howard know what their punters want and make it their job to ensure they get it.  By Sue Turpie Going by history and the number of pubs that used to line the city’s streets, it’s fair to say that Bendigonians have always [...]

Gold Fever

Gold Fever 0

Amidst the soaring price of gold Dr Ben Mountford is unearthing historic goldfields tales, researching their impact on the world’s social, economical and political climate. By Lauren Mitchell The US presidential election outcome was not the only surprise to happen in November last year. While the world was preoccupied with talk of uncertain times, something [...]

An ideas man

An ideas man 0

Artist Paul Boromeo follows his heart when it comes to his creations. From drawing to photography and now outdoor dunnies; his career path has not been about logic so much as going where life takes you. By Sue Turpie He’s known as the Eccentric Bushman, but really artist Paul Boromeo is just a down-to-earth, friendly, [...]

Road to recovery

Road to recovery 0

A freak cycling accident left Dion Jelbart fighting for life. But sheer determination on his part and support from a loving family made Dion’s remarkable recovery possible. By Paula Hubert The tiny scar in Dion Jelbart’s hair remains hidden, almost innocuous and insignificant. It gives no hint of how close the 41-year-old came to death, [...]