Living in Bendigo

Bendigo is a large regional city that offers a relaxed lifestyle and is only 90 minutes from Melbourne. It is home to Bendigo TAFE.

Bendigo has a proud, rich Chinese history. Bendigo was the centre of gold rush activity in the 1880s and is now Victoria’s third biggest town with around 100,000 residents. It is proud of its gold mining history and celebrates this with museums and other tourist activities.

The city also has many gardens and bush walking tracks along with a variety of shops, galleries and cafés for you to enjoy. With wide tree lined streets, opulent buildings and monuments, Bendigo has a rich heritage and an exciting future for all international students.

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Bendigo’s unique climate offers warm summers, moderate autumns, cool winters and a sunny and bright spring. Unlike other major cities around the world Melbourne has clean air with low levels of air pollution.

Summer (December – February)

temperature range 14-36◦C

Autumn (March-May)

temperature range 14-24◦C

Winter (June – August)

temperature range 4-15◦C

Spring (September – November)

temperature range 14-22◦C

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