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There are hundreds of communities across Australia doing ‘big’ things on a local level. Read their community stories.

Australia's Community Heros Report - Community Enterprise Foundation™You can pick a Bendigo community. They’re the towns, regional cities and suburbs in Australia which are getting things done. A Bendigo Bank community is a thriving and committed community, playing a vital role in shaping and developing the future of Australia.

Click here to read about the great outcomes Australia’s Community Heroes are achieving.

2014 Australia's Community HeroesYou can pick a Bendigo community. They’re the towns, regional cities and suburbs in Australia which are getting things done. A Bendigo Bank community is a thriving and committed community, playing a vital role in shaping and developing the future of Australia.

Click here to read about the great outcomes Australia’s Community Heroes are achieving.

Maldon VIC October 2014

Castlemaine Circus
Maldon Community Bank® Branch plays the supporting role in a program aimed at inclusiveness, skills development and self-confidence. Read about the Castlemaine Circus here.

Lang Lang VIC October 2014

Community Recreation Project
A $3.3 million commitment from Lang Lang Community Bank® Branch will turn space into an exciting new community place.To read more about the amazing work in this community click here.

West Heidelberg, VIC October

No boundaries
Click here to find out more about how this community’s Youth Foundation team is making a real difference for troubled young people.

Cobram VIC October 2014

Rumble in the Gum
Bringing the youth of Cobram together in a time of tragedy was achieved through the hard work and commitment of the town’s local young people. Read more.

Dunalley TAS October 2014

Our Community Kitchen
Read more about how the tragic loss of the town’s infrastructure led the way for the community to build a Community Kitchen at the new Dunalley Primary school.

Epping NSW October 2014

The Shack
With financial support from Epping Community Bank ® Branch, local young people turn to The Shack for help.Read more.

Unley SA October 2014

First Aid
Find out how people’s lives are in safe hands thanks to the First Aid training of local children in the South Australian suburb of Unley.

West Beach SA October 2014

Bowling 101
There’s more to lawn bowls than rolling a ball along a green in West Beach. Read more.

Northern Territory October 2014

FACT: Defib' units save lives
There are now more than a dozen community defibrillators available for clubs and organisations in the NT. Find out more.

Laidley QLD October 2014

Community engagement
In times of natural disasters, our communities are quick to join forces, raise money, lend a hand and provide support. Read more about the Laidley community's efforts. Read more.

Atherton Tablelands QLD October 2014

Educating our future leaders
Kate Donovan is one of hundreds of young people Australia-wide given a helping hand by Bendigo towards her university studies. Find out more here.

Neerim VIC October 2014

Water for the future
The Neerim community has secured its water source for local parks and sports grounds by developing the Neerim wetlands system. Read about the Neerim District Community Bank® Branch's contribution to this project.

Huon Valley TAS October 2014

Project Princess
A unique program aimed at matching young vulnerable girls with older peers. Find out more here.

Tumbarumba NSW October 2014

Strength in numbers
This community is supporting its healthy young people with plans underway to upgrade the local recreation reserve. Find out more here.

Bayswater/Noranda WA October 2014

Head start
Work ready and tech savvy in WA. Find out more about this great project.

Kew East VIC October 2014

Defibs in our community
More than $100,000 worth of defib’s have been installed in public areas thanks to the local Community Bank® branch. Find out more.

Gin Gin QLD October 2014

Making a splash
The kids of Gin Gin are happily splashing away following a major upgrade of the local pool. Find out how the local Community Bank® helped make this happen.

Molonglo ACT October 2014

ACT athletes get their game on
Molonglo Community Bank® Group is a great supporter of the Special Olympics. Read about their support here.