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Help shape the future of Greater Bendigo

Imagine Greater Bendigo is a nine-month project created to collect your feedback to help develop a Community Vision, Council Plan, Financial Plan, Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan and an Asset Plan.

We all want to live in a community where we can enjoy the best possible quality of life, so this is your chance to imagine a Greater Bendigo that has everything you, your family, friends and community need to succeed, be well and happy.

Over the next nine months, we'll be gathering your ideas to help us plan for the next 30 years. Complete our survey today and help shape Greater Bendigo's future.



What makes Greater Bendigo a great place to live now?

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20 February, 2021

Sal ekanayake says:

“Less traffic , easy pickup kids school, Easy Trasport to kids sports goods services competitive to melb prices Fuellow Not cold”

19 February, 2021

duckec01 says:

“Open space Quality architecture Education and sporting facilities Low traffic Safe Low crime”

18 February, 2021

Barbara Smith says:

“We have lived in Strathfieldsaye and a few years ago down sized to Elmore. We like the Bendigo region because of the good facilities.”

18 February, 2021

Hans T says:

“Lovely sited City, in central Victoria with all of the amenities that you'd expect a city to have. Great climate with access to many other ”

18 February, 2021

Hans T says:

“Lovely sited City, in central Victoria with all of the amenities that you'd expect a city to have. Great climate with access to many other ”

10 February, 2021

Suzanne says:

“I moved here five years ago from Melbourne, but it feels like it’s always been my home.”

8 February, 2021

Simone says:

“The green spaces, the nutritious whole of food system, walking paths and culture. Progressive thinking of leadership in health and wellbeing”

4 February, 2021

Caroline says:

“The diversity of, and proximity to, endless experiences including sport, culture, arts, food, wine, water, parks, bushland, beaches & snow.”

3 February, 2021

Tania says:

“All the perks of living in a city in proximity to the bush. Good food, good wine, arts and culture and all 5 mins from home. ”

2 February, 2021

Mr_A says:

“Lots of great things to do, lovely parks, and many different ways to be part of our community”

2 February, 2021

Mr A says:

“Lots of great things to do, lovely parks, and many different ways to be part of our community”

What would make Greater Bendigo an even better place to live 30 years from now?

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19 February, 2021

TAFE student says:

“Bike lanes that support getting from A to B, clean bike lanes that drain properly. More places to lock up bikes safely (some under cover).”

19 February, 2021

TAFE student says:

“Better public transport! Improve the linkages between trains and buses. More frequent buses. Shelter and seating at bus stops.”

18 February, 2021

Barbara Smith says:

“The footpaths in Elmore are covered in pigeon droppings and it’s very off putting when shopping. Bad for passing trade.”

18 February, 2021

Hans T says:

“High Speed rail connection to Melbourne . Upgraded water supply network ( currently supplied from Eildon ) ”

18 February, 2021

Hans T says:

“High Speed rail connection to Melbourne . Upgraded water supply network ( currently supplied from Eildon ) ”

9 February, 2021

sharyn says:

“to be able to walk & cycling safely to more places, less need 4 cars. maintain all its natural assets & heritage ie parks, lakes ”

8 February, 2021

Simone says:

“Great schools, culture, food, walking paths, and inclusion. Supporting sustainable agriculture and low-impact infrastructure.”

4 February, 2021

Caroline says:

“Public school kids didn't have to change schools end of yr10. Such a challenging age to manage a huge social upheaval & focus on study!”

4 February, 2021

Caroline says:

“All children transitioning from school to either further education or a job. 0% dropout might be a fantasy, but just imagine the benefits.”

3 February, 2021

S says:

“Moving sustainability beyond a "nice to have". More renewables and less consumption is better for both the environment and our hip pocket.”

2 February, 2021

Mr_A says:

“An easier city to walk and ride my bike around”

2 February, 2021

Mr_A says:

“Growing more sustainably (avoiding urban sprawl)”