A supportive community and social environment

The Greater Bendigo community is a place for everyone. We want all people living and visiting here to feel welcome, safe and included.

In recent community consultation, residents said they valued:

  • Family-friendly events and activities for people from different generations
  • Working together to address loneliness and social isolation Improving support and services for mental health, homelessness and financial stress
  • Working together to make Greater Bendigo feel safe and welcoming for all and preventing family violence
  • Improving internet access, especially for rural residents and households with no internet
  • The way the community has banded together during COVID-19
  • Support for community sport, recreation and community groups to increase social connection after COVID-19

Fast Facts


Imagine Greater Bendigo

Discover more about the Imagine Greater Bendigo project, including the other five themes and how you can share your ideas.