Funding for the Victorian Goldfields world heritage bid would enable critical work for plans

Chris Pedler
By Chris Pedler
Updated March 13 2022 - 5:40am, first published 3:30am
City of Greater Bendigo mayor Andrea Metcalf said world heritage experts acknowledged the region's goldrush heritage was unparalleled. Picture: NONI HYETT

A PARTNERSHIP of 13 local councils is optimistic about receiving funding for a bid that will see the Central Victorian Goldfields given a world heritage listing.

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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: chris.pedler@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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