Cost and quality of living, access to health services and improving employment opportunities have been three common issues among Bendigo candidates in this year's federal election.
At a national level, Bendigo candidates are also focussing on the environment and employment.
Candidates are expected to head to polling centres today in a final push to secure as many votes for their party as they can.
Bendigo voters have seven candidates to choose from at the ballot box.
Rise Up Australia Party's Sharon Budde is a retired nurse and a housekeeper.
The Greens candidate, 27-year-old Robert Holian, is a first-time campaigner and a practising doctor in Bendigo.
Labor's Lisa Chesters will again contest the seat she has held since 2013. She won the 2016 election with 53.74 per cent of the two party preferred votes.
Adam Veitch, of the United Australia Party, ran in 2007 as an independent. He has quit his job as a disability and mental health advocate to concentrate on his campaign.
Liberal candidate Sam Gayed is a chartered engineer. He has lived in Bendigo with his wife and three children since 2013.
Vaughan Williams, the self-employed candidate for Pauline Hanson's One Nation, campaigned for a seat in local government in 2016.
Former councillor and anti-mosque protester Julie Hoskin will stand for Fraser Anning's Conservative National Party.
Polls are pointing to a narrow Labor win with Labor leader Bill Shorten potentially becoming Australia's sixth prime minister in six years if he secures victory at this weekend's election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has led a minority government since winning a leadership spill in August. He must win seats from Labor to retain power.
- with AAP
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