Support for rezoning

The rezoning of land at 2 Osborne Street and 40 Retreat Road, Flora Hill from public use to residential growth has received a conditional letter of support from council. Owned by La Trobe University, the 7.37 hectares of land adjoins the Bendigo Athletics Track, which...

Broad focus in the new Homage to Style

Fine couture, tailored millinery, handmade jewellery and acclaimed fashion portraits celebrate timeless elements of style in a new exhibition at the Living Arts Space located in the Bendigo Visitor Information Centre from Sunday. Homage to Style showcases classic...

Good Times for 40 years

Iconic Bendigo business Mr Good Times turned 40 this week. Proprietor Bob Hunter said the key to the toy shop’s success has been its loyal customers. “One of the constants for us has been that we have had really good, loyal customers,” Mr Hunter said. “We still get to...

Therapy with art

Robert Milton is coming to terms with post traumatic stress disorder with the help of art, and he is now helping others by using the same therapy. He is currently running an art class for Vietnam veterans and their partners. “We meet on a regular basis in the RSL...

Time to shine

The Bendigo Gem Club has its fundraising exhibition this weekend. The event is held over two days and includes stallholders selling a wide variety of rocks, fossils, minerals and gemstones along with demonstrations and displays of members’ work. Australian Jewellery...

Making a splash

More than 1800 children from 44 kindergartens across the region have been learning how to become a water hero thanks to education about water-saving behaviours and the importance of drinking tap water. Strathfieldsaye Kindergarten teacher Sophie Hay said the kinder...

Marking a sacrifice

LAST week, The Bendigo District RSL through the Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum marked the life and sacrifice of Cyril John Johnson, and acknowledged the donation of a special memento. Mr Johnson was born in Maldon and grew up in Laanecoorie. He was a...

Chitty Chitty Bang bang takes to the air

Marist College is presenting Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr at the Ulumbarra Theatre this weekend. Director Trina Wilson said it all started in February during auditions. “All were offered roles. Rehearsals ran for two nights a week and many sessions during the week,” Ms...

Fortuna site bears fruit

RESIDENTIAL development within the grounds of the heritage rich Fortuna Villa property on Chum Street is a step closer. Demolition of surplus buildings within the grounds has commenced as part of stage one of the new development, due for completion in mid-2020, and...


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We are hosting an event to celebrate our Hall of Fame recipients and past and present committee members. If you know any committee members and the following athletes or their family members please get in touch with us on info@bendigosportsstar.com

1993 - 1994
Faith Leech - Swimming
Bob McCaskill - Football
Don Sherman - Lawn Bowls

1994 - 1995
Bernice Boromeo - Lawn Bowls
Arthur Cambridge - Sculling
Greg Goodall - Yachting

1995 - 1996
Margaret Harrison - Croquet
David Kitt - Athletics
Allan Monaghan - Swimming

1996 - 1997
Jack Davey - Athletics
Des Duguid - Boxing
Kel Pell - Tennis

1997 - 1998
jack Trickey - Cycling

1999 - 1999
Alan McDonald - Football

1999 - 2000
Herb Hesse - Lawn Bowls / Cricket

2000 - 2001
Greg Williams - Football

2001 - 2002
Betty Thompson - Netball

2002 - 2003
Ken Wust - Cricket

2003 - 2004
Max Brisbane - Basketball
William 'Stumpy" Turner - Cricket

2004 - 2005
Ron Best - Football

2005 - 2006
John Turner - Cricket
Frank McCaig - Cycling
Colin Fitzgerald - Cycling

2006 - 2007
Glen Thurlow - Water Skiing
Kaye Thurlow - Water Skiing
Brain Cahill - Boxing

2007 - 2008
Len Prior - Golf
Alby Jack - Baseball

2008 - 2009
Sharelle McMahon - netball
Ann Howe - Golf

2009 - 2010
Robert Burns - Cycling
George Daniel - Horse Trainer

2010 - 2011
Kristi Harrower - Baskerball

2011 - 2012
Wayne Walsh - Cricket

2012 - 2013
Bill Fry - Boxing

2013 - 2014
Geoffrey Grenfell - Full Bore Rifle Shooting

2014 - 2015
Glenn Asby - Yachting

2015 - 2016
Judy Scarrott - Tennis

2016 - 2017
Neil Pollock - Cricket and Badminton Administration

2017 - 2018
Ashleigh Donaldson Basketball / Football

2018 - 2019
Ian Ross Lawn Bowls
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