Bendigo Art Gallery revamp tops council's federal budget wish list in 2022

Chris Pedler
Tom O'Callaghan
By Chris Pedler, and Tom O'Callaghan
Updated March 28 2022 - 7:10am, first published 6:20am
City of Greater Bendigo chief executive Craig Niemann says the federal budget could be integral to Bendigo Art Gallery plans. Picture: NONI HYETT

THE CITY of Greater Bendigo is campaigning for a Bendigo Art Gallery upgrade on the eve of the Federal budget, while education money emerges atop multiple wish lists.

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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

Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

Journalist

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