Rania Spooner A divisive social media page protesting the development of a mosque in Bendigo has been shut down by Facebook for violating its community standards with “hate speech”.
Darren Gray Bendigo’s growing Karen community would get their own monastery and community centre in Eaglehawk if plans recently submitted to the local council are approved.
Darren Gray More than 40 years after commuter trams stopped running in Bendigo - a move that saw about 10 kilometres of tram lines covered in bitumen or ripped up - a $120,000 study will examine...
EMMA-JAYNE SCHENK A practice day hearing date has been set for the Bendigo mosque Victorian planning tribunal case.
Chris Johnston A Bendigo businesswoman behind a vehement anti-mosque Facebook page has lost a tribunal bid to stay anonymous.
Adam Carey The railway line between Maryborough and Castlemaine turns 140 this year and parts of it look every day of it.
Rania Spooner A planning permit condition that bans any political discussion on the site earmarked for Bendigo's controversial first mosque may raise constitutional law issues, a Supreme Court judge has said.
Riahn Smith A Supreme Court jury has been asked to decide whether a Bendigo mother whose baby daughter died after being left in a hot car was criminally negligent.
Mark Russell Bendigo mother Jayde Poole has been found not guilty of the manslaughter of her infant daughter.
Mark Russell It was a hot afternoon in Bendigo when Jayde Poole decided to give her six-year-old son a treat because she was worried he was feeling neglected.
Adam Cooper A taxi driver who raped a passenger against the boot of his cab has been jailed for more than 10 years.
Rania Spooner A handful of activists are operating a website under the banner of the collapsed anti-capitalist movement Occupy Melbourne to launch bizarre attacks on Islam and the plan for Bendigo’s first...
Chris Johnston A far-right, anti-Islam lobby group in Queensland has given up to $10,000 to opponents of the Bendigo mosque to help their campaign.
Chris Johnston The sinister black balloons started appearing in Bendigo in May. Then 10 days ago, a cluster of them were tied to the home and business of a local councillor who supports the building of a...
Patrick Hatch The anti-Islam group that brought controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders to Australia held a meeting in Bendigo to advise residents how to campaign against the building of a mosque there.
Aisha Dow and Rania Spooner Bendigo has become a rallying point for a loosely affiliated network of right-wing and anti-Islamic groups providing cash and support for the fight to block the city's first mosque.
Darren Gray Victoria's three largest regional cities are experiencing surging population growth at a faster rate than many Melbourne metropolitan municipalities.
Aisha Dow and Emma Schenk A $3 million mosque has been approved in East Bendigo amid fury from a group of residents who demanded to know what “safety measures” had been taken to prevent a terrorist attack in the...
Richard Willingham, Steve Lillebuen, Aisha Dow Controversial plans to build a $3 million mosque in East Bendigo could be heading to a legal challenge as community fears are inflamed on both sides of the debate.
Emma-Jayne Schenk Bendigo leaders say they will not tolerate bigotry, especially from fellow community representatives, as councillor Elise Chapman remained steadfast in her comments about not "being a fan" of Islam.