Calls to bridge wealth divide on Bendigo open space

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated February 20 2022 - 6:00am, first published February 16 2022 - 5:30am
COOL NEIGHBOURHOOD: Bendigo's more established (and comparatively often well-off) suburbs often have better environmental infrastructure including shady trees. Picture: DARREN HOWE

VICTORIA should open up more school grounds to give disadvantaged people more public space, an inquiry has recommended after hearing that wealthy areas have more parks, shady, tree-lined streets and other environmental infrastructure.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

Journalist

I grew up in Bendigo and I want to tell your stories.