Campaign 2020 Category

Who’s Who in the Whipstick Zoo?

Hello all. I’ve decided to do a “who’s who” post about my fellow campaigners in the Whipstick Ward. Why? If I am fortunate enough to be elected, I will be working with 2 of these people: it’s important for me to know their priorities and modus operandi. I have caught up with a number of them and I think we have a very strong group of candidates.

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Expand youth services at the City of Greater Bendigo

Currently the City of Greater Bendigo allocates just $165,000 for wages to the youth team. That equates to about 3 full-time staff. That is not nearly enough to meet the needs of our young people, who make up about 17% of our population. It’s a pittance. It’s small change. It’s insulting.

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Youth Unemployment in Bendigo

Bendigo’s rate of youth unemployment is likely to rise as a result of the pandemic. But council can help.

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Community Plans For All Neighbourhoods

Community plans give residents power over what happens in their neighbourhood.

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