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Gold Prospecting in Victoria, Where to Strike it Rich
The allure of gold has captivated humanity for millennia. In Australia, the discovery of gold in Victoria in 1851 triggered a historic gold rush, forever shaping the state's social and economic landscape. Today, Victoria remains a popular destination for recreational gold prospecting, also known as fossicking. Recent years have seen a significant increase in gold…
A tram rolls past Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bendigo, Victoria
Bendigo Named ‘Aussie Town of the Year’
Forget coastal escapes, Aussies are seeking cultural experiences closer to home this year, with regional towns taking the top spots in the 2024 Wotif Aussie Town of the Year Awards. Bendigo, Victoria, famed for its gold rush history and vibrant art scene, snagged the coveted title, reflecting a shift in travel preferences. Also Read: The…
The Capital in Bendigo, Victoria. Open as part of Open House Bendigo.
Open House Bendigo Is Back This October
With a severe lack of event announcements of late, I was very excited to see news of the return of Open House Bendigo float across my desk. Open House Bendigo will run across Saturday 23 October and Sunday 24 October and will showcase more than 20 public projects which include buildings, spaces, and programs. Ideally,…
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