Support for hospital
I had my second child almost nine years ago at Bendigo hospital, then I got transferred to Castlemaine hospital the next day.
My son was three days old and had 12 seizures in one hour and lost oxygen to the brain.
If it wasn't for the quick thinking regarding what my son was doing, he wouldn't be here now.
The nurses and my doctors saved my son's life. I owe them so much for getting him to the children's hospital.
When I see the nurses in the street they always ask how my son is going as he's got autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), so he's very slow at learning, but I'm glad I still have him. He's my miracle child.
Thank you Castlemaine Health for saving my son Kaiden.
Bianca Peters, Newstead
Councillors urged vote no
An open letter to councillors at the City of Greater Bendigo.
Don't do it!
If you have any ethical or moral sense, or if you care for the citizens and ratepayers of this city, you will vote no to the GovHub.
You know it's a dud deal.
You know Bendigo can do better, and at least as good as the Ballarat deal.
You will go down in history as the worst council in Bendigo if you pass the Govhub in its present form.
Helen Leach, Bendigo
Restrictions can confuse
Can our state Labor MPs please explain why hunting native animals and killing fish are among the first activities allowed under the relaxed rules for COVID-19.
The state government mantra, quite correctly, for months has been "we are saving lives".
It seems this care and compassion does not extend to native animals, fish and birds.
The government website asks us to use "common sense" and make "sacrifice" for the common good.
Yet on day one of rules being relaxed, a fisherman boasted on the ABC news he had "driven five hours" to go fishing. Where's the common sense in that?
Peter Smith, Bendigo
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