Bendigo, Ballarat and 11 other councils seek state government funds for Goldfields' UNESCO World Heritage Listing

Chris Pedler
By Chris Pedler
Updated June 23 2019 - 7:34am, first published 6:46am
BID: Mayor Margaret O'Rourke hopes to see the Central Victorian Goldfields receive UNESCO World Heritage Listing within 10 years.

City of Greater Bendigo mayor Margaret O'Rourke hopes a plan to see the Central Victorian Goldfields receive an UNESCO World Heritage Listing can be achieved within 10 years.


Chris Pedler

Chris Pedler

Journalist and entertainment writer

Chris has been with the Bendigo Advertiser for more than 10 years. He has great passion for the performing arts and is very supportive of the Bendigo live music scene. Outside of the news world Chris plays golf and, regardless of the result, loves watching St Kilda play in the AFL. He loves community theatre and has performed on stage with the Bendigo Theatre Company and worked with Baldrick himself, Tony Robinson. Story tips: