COVID UPDATE – Road to Recovery Plan

The Victorian State Government will place Regional Victoria into STEP THREE of the COVID-19 Road to Recovery Plan effective 11:59pm WEDNESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2020. For full details regarding Victoria’s Restriction Levels, please visit: [...]Read more

Connection Club

Want to try new things, meet new people, look after yourself and have a great time? Join us for a range of CONNECTION CLUB activities throughout the year. It’s all about connecting with others through a series of FREE activities and events at Bendigo Marketplace in conjunction [...]Read more

COVID UPDATE – Stage 3 Restrictions

On Monday the Victorian State Government announced they will reinstate Stage 3 “Stay at Home” restrictions in an attempt to slow the spread of Coronavirus.   Restrictions apply to Regional Victoria and changes that take effect as of 11:59pm WEDNESDAY 5TH AUGUST 2020 are as [...]Read more

COVID-19 Update – 31/07/2020

With growing coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria, the Victorian State Government has today announced changes to Stage 3 restrictions currently in place across Victoria. From 11.59pm on Sunday 2nd August 2020, the changes in restrictions that come into effect across all of [...]Read more

National Tree Day – SUN 02 AUG

National Tree Day is a call to action for all Australians to put their hands in the earth and give back to their community. National Tree Day, was co-founded in 1996 by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John and has grown in to Australia’s largest community tree planting and [...]Read more


With growing coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria, the Victorian State Government has announced changes to Stage 3 restrictions currently in place. Based on what is known about where these cases are, different restrictions are being applied to different areas in Victoria. [...]Read more


Bendigo Marketplace is now being powered with clean energy from Victorian windfarms for the next 10 years! This means we’re delivering carbon reductions equivalent to powering 116 houses or taking 147 cars off the road each year. We’re excited to be making the switch to renewable [...]Read more

First Responders Day

First Responders Day takes place in retail stores for one day only, Thu 25 Jun 2020. This event encourages retailers large and small to combine their efforts  and thank first responders for their courage, commitment, and contribution during the COVID-19 crisis by offering a [...]Read more


#Timefornature World Environment Day is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on 5 June: engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue. In 2020, the theme [...]Read more

Your Safety and Wellbeing

As government restrictions start to ease, our retailers reopen, and people return to enjoy shopping in Centre, we want to ensure you that your safety and well-being continues to be our top priority. We are continuing to take extra precautions to ensure our centre is a safe place [...]Read more

ANZAC Day 2020

Bendigo Marketplace is trading from 1pm on ANZAC Day, Saturday 25th April 2020. Store trading hours may differ throughout the day. We’ve also gathered some great ideas to remember and pay respects from home. Our favourite is #LightUpTheDawn.  To participate, you simply stand in [...]Read more

Priceline Pharmacy COVID-19 Update

Priceline Pharmacy is open to provide you with the essential services you need. They have made changes to how they are operating to ensure that they are providing critical services to the community. For more information please visit the Priceline Pharmacy website or download the [...]Read more

Thank You from Bendigo Marketplace

Thank you to all our loyal customers for your support during this challenging time. Our Centre retail workers are made up of beloved mums and dads, sons and daughters, siblings, grandparents, guardians, carers – entire family units in all their different forms – who [...]Read more

Coronavirus Australia app

Stay up to date with official information and advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. You can check your symptoms and get notified when urgent information and updates are published. You can use the Australian Government Coronavirus app to: stay up to date with the [...]Read more

JAMIE OLIVER – Best Ever Ham and Mushroom Omelette

B E S T   E V E R H A M   A N D   M U S H R O O M O M E L E T T E Breakfast series… Everyone loves Jamie’s easy, everyday approach to food – including breakfast! In our healthy living breakfast series, Jamie’s ‘Best Ever’ ham and mushroom [...]Read more

Asian-Style Skewers

A S I A N – S T Y L E  S K E W E R S P R E P  T I M E  :  45         C O O K I N G  T I M E  :  60         S E R V E S  :   6 Intro […]Read more

Cannellini Wrap + Snacks

K I D S   L U N C H B O X   I D E A S …a back-to-school series. If you’re sick of the sandwich, try a wrap! This cannellini bean wrap (with an oat and honey cookie snack) is a creative way to solve lunch-box boredom. Nutritious and delicious, your kids will thank […]Read more

Berry Smoothie Bowls

Berry Smoothie Bowls Breakfast series… Berry Smoothie Bowls are a great way to start the day. Both easy to make and fun to experiment with, start with the basics of our great recipe below, then add your favourite toppings!   *Recipe thanks to WoolworthsRead more

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

M O T H E R’ S   D A Y   G I F T   G U I D E Be prepared this Mother’s Day… With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, we’ve put together a little edit of gift ideas to help you give back to the woman / women in your life that […]Read more

Baked Oats with Rhubarb and Strawberries

B a k e d   O a t s   w i t h   R h u b a r b a n d   S t r a w b e r r i e s Breakfast series… For a seasonally delicious breakfast, try this take on a well-loved favourite with all the zest and […]Read more

Easter Sunday Essentials

E A S T E R   S U N D A Y  E S S E N T I A L S Everybody loves Easter!   Prepare for the egg hunt and a day filled with fun with some of our favourite Easter essentials including the best baskets for your chocolate hoard (complete with pompoms), soft […]Read more

Beetroot, Ricotta and Quinoa Salad

B E E T R O O T,  R I C O T T A A N D Q U I N O A   S A L A D   Get your health fix with this beautifully rich coloured beetroot, ricotta and quinoa salad. Always delicious, the combination of citrus and ricotta cheese couldn’t go […]Read more

Blueberry & Lemon Poke Cake

B L U E B E R R Y   A N D   L E M O N P O K E   C A K E Need to feed the hoards after school? This blueberry lemon poke is not only easy to make but a delicious afternoon treat. S E R V E S:  12  P R […]Read more


D R E A M Y   K I D S   D E C O R Make every night fun with Adair great range of kids quilt covers, pillows and playful decorative textiles. From dinosaur prints to lightweight cotton canopies, these beautiful pieces will make bedtime a dream!   SHOP NOW Adairs Isabella [...]Read more

Chicken Pho

C H I C K E N   P H O Is there anything more restorative than Chicken Pho? Make it yourself, at home, with fresh ingredients and the right recipe! See one of our favourites below… P R E P   T I M E  :   5        C O O K I […]Read more

Must-See Series

M U S T – S E E  S E R I E S Need something new to watch? Whether it’s ‘downtime’ or just ‘me-time’, we love getting lost in a season or two (or three!) of a great new show. Thanks to Sanity Bendigo Marketplace, we’ve done a round up of [...]Read more

Clam, Fennel & Leek Pasta

C L A M,  F E N N E L  &  L E E K   P A S T A   There’s something about summer and seafood. The season brings with it a sense of abundance with fresh flavours packing a punch. A creamy dish sweetened with leek and white wine, our clam, fennel […]Read more

Italian Mini Meatballs

K I D S   L U N C H B O X  I D E A S Back-to-school… Are your kids a little bored of the standard sandwich? Find new inspiration in lunch box ideas that are simple to make and full of nutrition. Try these Mini Italian Meatballs with easy-to-eat snacks that are sure […]Read more

Kitchen Favourites

K i t c h e n   F a v o u r i t e s Kitchen favourites at affordable prices? At Home Bendigo have all the best from Maxwell and Williams, Breville, Krosno and Stanley Rogers. See our editor’s pick of everyday essentials that won’t break the bank…   SHOP IN [...]Read more

Luminous Skin

L U M I N O U S   S K I N    Featuring, Lianna Perdis, get your skin glowing with a little help from Napoleon Perdis. See our favourite NP skin care and illuminators below… SHOP NOW   Step 1: Hydrated Skin 1. Napoleon Perdis Multi-Hydrating Gel Cream 2. Napoleon [...]Read more

My Island Home

M Y  I S L A N D  H O M E Resort style living celebrating Adairs‘  new collaboration with Lindy Klim… Take inspiration from the tropics with fresh linen that pays tribute to relaxed, island living. See our edit of favourites from Adairs new collection below… [...]Read more

Berry Fruit Tart

B E R R Y  F R U I T  T A R T Nothing says summer like a beautifully decorated, berry tart. Served straight from the oven, there’s no better way to celebrate the season than with this beautifully balanced, sumptuous dessert… SERVES:  4  PREP TIME: 15  COOKING TIME: 15 [...]Read more

Pumpkin Gratins

P U M P K I N   G R A T I N S Christmas recipe series… A welcome twist to a classic side dish, we love the creaminess and crust of this Pumpkin Gratin, balanced with the saltiness and flavour of prosciutto and parmesan – perfect for Christmas! See recipe below… [...]Read more

Jamie’s Christmas Makeover

A S I A N  I N S P I R E D  T U R K E Y  S A L A D Christmas recipes This Christmas, we love the idea of playing to the season with flavour rich food without the heaviness of more Winter appropriate fare. With lighter options that not only […]Read more

Berry-Ripple Popsicles

B E R R Y – R I P P L E  P O P S I C L E S Summer series… Survive the heat with creamy layered popsicles! A fun activity to do with the kids, see our Berry-Ripple recipe below… P R E P  T I M E  :  30    C […]Read more


S P R I N G   B L O O M Spring fashion… Spring has long been associated with lightweight fabrics and patterned florals. See our edit of beautiful whimsical blooms, played-out in print across playsuits, jumpsuits and maxi dresses below…     SHOP IN STORE NOW [...]Read more

Cherry Chesecake

C H E R R Y   C H E E S E C A K E Christmas recipe series…  A sumptuously rich cake full of festive spirit, see our Christmas Cherry Cheesecake recipe below… Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ […]Read more

Black Forest Roulade

B L A C K   F O R E S T   R O U L A D E Christmas recipe series… A traditional French dessert, sure to impress this Christmas, see our Black Forest Roulade recipe below… Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ Δ  Δ […]Read more

Christmas Drinks

C H R I S T M A S   D R I N K S This Christmas, celebrate with colourful cocktails and deliciously refreshing drinks. See recipes for some of our favourites below… Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ  Δ […]Read more

Perfect Solutions

P E R F E C T  S O L U T I O N S …new to Bras N Things Love a strapless or low back dress? Want to wear an off-the-shoulder sleeve but need the, ahem, support?  This party season, embrace the freedom of saying ‘YES’ to every outfit with Bras N Things ‘Solutions’ [...]Read more

Pan-Fried Salmon with Cucumber Salad

P a n – F r i e d   S a l m o n   w i t h C u c u m b e r   S a l a d A fresh spring salad using our seasonal favourite – salmon – this simple dish is full of the zest of citrus and an […]Read more

Easy Like Sunday Morning

E A S Y  L I K E  S U N D A Y  M O R N I N G Slow Sundays in style… Sunday is our slow day. We love long sleep-ins and leisurely breakfasts (or brunch!) followed by unplanned hours that unwind at their own pace. Set the scene this Sunday without […]Read more

Jamie Oliver’s Better Burger

J A M I E   O L I V E R ‘ S   B E T T E R   B U R G E R Everyone loves a burger but Jamie Oliver does it best. With fresh ingredients and with a healthier choice of condiments that don’t compromise on taste, Jamie’s ‘Better […]Read more

Monochromatic Looks

M O N O C H R O M A T I C L O O K S Bendigo Cup – Fashions On The Field …featuring ABBY GILMORE Proudly sponsored by Bendigo Marketplace From the dictates of Derby Day, to the drama of a bold outfit, we find inspiration in the ‘monochrome’ for your [...]Read more

Bendigo Cup Style

B E N D I G O  C U P  S T Y L E Bendigo Cup – Fashions On The Field …featuring ABBY GILMORE Proudly sponsored by Bendigo Marketplace Having trouble deciding what to wear this racing season? We’ve teamed up with Abby Gilmore to give you 5 different takes on [...]Read more


W I N  A Bendigo Cup Umbrella Package! …featuring ABBY GILMORE In celebration of The Bendigo Cup 2017 Fashions on the Field, we have one Bendigo Cup Umbrella Package up for grabs, for you and 5 friends! WINNER receives General Admission tickets to the Bendigo Racecourse on [...]Read more

Baked Chicken with Puttanesca Sauce

B A K E D   C H I C K E N  W I T H P U T T A N E S C A   S A U C E   While simple, this humble dish remains a well-loved favourite. An easy dinner when you’re on the run, just omit the chilli […]Read more

Pastel Kicks

P A S T E L  K I C K S Shop Spring… Spring has always been about pastels. Honouring the colour of sweet-peas and new blooms, it’s the hue that heralds warmer weather and a new burst of optimism. Kicks in kind? Blush pink, peach, powder blue? We like it. From Adidas to [...]Read more

Roast Pumpkin and Lentil Salad with Yoghurt

R O A S T   P U M P K I N   A N D   L E N T I L   S A L A D +   Y O G H U R T This fresh, seasonal salad is both warming and nutritious. Balance the sweetness of pumpkin (caramelised with roasting) with […]Read more

Tassel Season

  T A S S E L   S E A S O N From jewellery to décor…   It’s tassel season. From beautiful floor rugs, to towels and statement earrings, there’s no denying that a little fringe detail is currently on-trend. While we always love colour, this winter, [...]Read more

Mane Tamers

M A N E  T A M E R S Tools and treatments to tame your mane… Regardless of the season, weather and environment (not to mention styling products and heat treatment) can damage your hair. With some simple nourishment and protective measures, rejuvenate lack-lustre locks, no [...]Read more

Father’s Day Competition

A Father’s Day Competition WIN A $500 prize pack for your Dad, this Father’s Day…   In celebration of all the #superdads this Father’s Day, Bendigo Marketplace is giving one lucky winner a Father’s Day Prize Pack valued at over $500. To enter, simply like our [...]Read more

Apple & Hazelnut Tart

A P P L E  &  H A Z E L N U T  T A R T Wednesday Winter Warmers Winter baking? For easy and impressive presentation, a well made tart is king! Impress your guests with this beautifully golden, flavour-rich recipe…. P R E P  T I M E  :  45      […]Read more

Blonde Wood: Decor Ideas To Shop Now

B L O N D E   W O O D  : D E C O R   I D E A S   T O   S H O P   N O W While classics will always be classic, the subtle warmth and Scandinavian feel of blonde wood is certainly having its day. […]Read more

Jamie’s Asparagus and Pecorino Tart

J A M I E ′ S   A S P A R A G U S   A N D   P E C O R I N O   T A R T Wednesday Winter Warmers   Everyone loves Jamie. His recipes feel authentic and rustic. His approach is not only accessible, it’s […]Read more


C E L E S T I A L Winter nights out… There’s a poetry to winter nights. Dark starry skies invite us to wear a deeper palette of pigments, rich texture and sumptuously soft layers. We love celestial motifs paired with plum or aubergine colourings, a dark lip, pumps and [...]Read more

Chilli Bean Tortillas

C H I L L I   B E A N   M I N I   T O R T I L L A S Wednesday Winter Warmers Looking for a child-friendly meal that’s both fast and nutritious? We’re loving Old El Paso’s Stand and Stuff Tortillas that add a new dimension to Mexican. […]Read more

Child’s Play

C H I L D ′ S   P L A Y Children’s decor ideas to shop now… Winter is coming and with it, cold nights and icy mornings. Add an extra layer to your children’s beds with tactile textures or soft furnishings. Did someone say plush? See below for our ADAIRS edit of [...]Read more

Beet and Goat’s Cheese Filo Tart

B E E T  A N D  G O A T ′ S  C H E E S E F I L O  T A R T Wednesday Winter Warmers The deep pigment of beetroot has always felt sumptuous and warming. Colour aside, its sweet, earthy flavour paired with the creaminess of goat’s cheese and crunch […]Read more

Sunday Soak

S U N D A Y  S O A K  There’s nothing more therapeutic than a beautifully set-up bath tub with a few pampering products to help you unwind and de-stress. From the gentle aroma of a lit candle to the soft touch of a new, freshly washed towel, take a minute to give back […]Read more

Let’s Get Physical

L E T ′ S  G E T  P H Y S I C A L Activewear: a winter edit… Unmotivated to workout in winter? We get it. Cold mornings and overcast afternoons can take the allure out of getting up to exercise in the AM or, staying out in the PM. Let the new season’s […]Read more

Indoor Green

I N D O O R   G R E E N There’s truth to what they say: indoor plants add a relaxed, calm atmosphere to any interior. Oxygenating the air while bringing the outdoor ‘in’, we love the different ways indoor plants can be presented – from an elevated plant [...]Read more

Fresh Green Curry with Beef

F R E S H  G R E E N  C U R R Y  W I T H  B E E F Wednesday Winter Warmers This green beef curry offers complexity of flavour, balancing creaminess with fresh ingredients and the zest of citrus. Impress mid-week with this delicious, winter-ready recipe…. Recipe thanks to [...]Read more

Date Night In

D A T E   N I G H T   I N Short of time, money, means? Sometimes date night feels impossible to organise and where to go feels uninspired. Why not carve out some time, this week, for a date night in? Put the kids to sleep and settle into an evening of […]Read more

Baked Chilli Drumsticks

Baked Chilli Drumsticks Wednesday Winter Warmers Brrrr, it’s cold and with the drop in temperature comes…ROAST SEASON. First up this week, in our Wednesday Winter Warmers series is Woolworths Baked Chilli Drumstick. YUM… P R E P  T I M E  :  2 0         C O O K [...]Read more

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

M O T H E R’ S   D A Y   G I F T   G U I D E Be prepared this Mother’s Day… With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, we’ve put together a little edit of gift ideas to help you give back to the woman / women in your life that […]Read more

Easy Anzac Biscuits

E A S Y   A N Z A C   B I S C U I T S  Crunchy. Chewy. Golden.  Anzac biscuits are the ultimate crowd pleaser and so, with Anzac Day just around the corner, we’ve put an easy to follow (read: foolproof!) recipe to have mouths watering and taste buds satisfied. […]Read more

Back to School lunch box

Looking for ideas for a healthy lunch box alternative? Our guest blogger, Janet, has dished up two delicious snacks that are sure to keep your kiddies happy and full!   1) Zucchini Corn & Bacon Slice : Ingredients: 2 Zucchini’s coarsely grated 1 Carrot Coarsely grated 1 [...]Read more

Valentines Day Gifts for Her + Him

  Need help picking a winning Valentine’s Day gift? We’ve put together a list of some of the top Valentines Day gifts for 2017!       For Her: Jewel + Tassel Statement Drop Earrings | $19.99 | Lovisa Dolce + Gabbana Rosa Excelsa EDP 50ml | $69.00 | [...]Read more

Chicken Larb with Vermicelli Noodles

Chicken larb with vermicelli noodles & a quick pickled cucumber Have a fresh start to 2017 with this easy, light dish. Perfect for those of us who might have over indulged over the Xmas break! Ingredients Lenards Chicken 500g Chicken Mince Safeway 100g vermicelli noodles 3 [...]Read more

Slow Cooked Pork Belly with Apple & Fennel Slaw

This is a very easy dish, with simple, yet impactful flavours! The delicious apple slaw is light and still summery, whilst being very filling!  This recipe makes an ideal amount for 4 people, but can be adjusted depending on how many you have for dinner. Ingredients Erindale [...]Read more

Coconut chicken rice paper rolls

Ingredients Lenards Chicken 2 Chicken breasts Safeway  400g can coconut milk 2 stalks Lemongrass bruised 8 kaffir lime leaves 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes 20 small rice paper rounds 1 cup thai basil leaves 1 cup coriander sprigs 1 mango peeled and shredded 150g snow peas shoots 3 [...]Read more

Scallop Pies

Bringing a bit of the “overseas” culture to hometown Bendigo! This dish is inspired by a recent trip to Tasmania with my husband. The Scallop Pies were a real hit with everyone there and so we decided to recreate the delicious magic and try our hand at making our own Scallop [...]Read more

Vietnamese Chicken Pho

A simple and refreshing dish, but beware – it packs a punch with the flavour! Ingredients: Safeway 1litre Chicken Stock 4 cm piece fresh ginger peeled & halved 2 star anise 3 teaspoons light soy sauce 1 tablespoon fish sauce Rice noodles 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 cup [...]Read more

Glazed Christmas Ham

  You can almost hear the Christmas Carols in the background and imagine the smell of this dish wafting through the house as you read this recipe! A traditional favourite on Christmas day, that provides plenty of leftovers, this Glazed Christmas Ham recipe is sure to delight [...]Read more

Xmas Rocky Road

The countdown to christmas is on. This can only mean one thing. The smell of amazing home made goodies is wafting in the air and it’s time to make some tasty little gifts for friends. This year, my nearest and dearest are getting spoilt with some milk chocolate and white [...]Read more

Spend Spin and Win is back again!

Spend, Spin and Win is back again at the Bendigo Marketplace. Head in centre between 14th Nov and 19th Nov for your chance to spin and win! Spend $60 or more at any specialty store and $100 at any major store (Big W, Woolworths) and show your receipt for a spin on the giant [...]Read more

Show Some Shoulder

Are you team #OTS? With the off the shoulder trend here to stay, and the weather starting to warm up, we thought best to head into centre and check out the styles on offer! Everyone can pull off the off the shoulder trend, but it’s all about finding the right fit for you. [...]Read more

Have you met Studio East?

Introducing Studio East by Katies Katie’s believe that whatever your shape or size, you should have the freedom to choose on-trend fashion that flatters and fits. That’s why they’ve created Studio East by Katies! To bring you inspired, versatile and feminine [...]Read more

Trending Now at Bendigo Marketplace

Winning a $5000 prize could be as easy as checking out the latest trends at Bendigo Marketplace!   Hey there, We haven’t met, but I’m Miss MP, your go-to source for all the goss at the Bendigo Markeplace, and boy do I have some news for you! Bendigo Marketplace [...]Read more

Bras N Things new swimwear collection out now!

Have you heard the news? Bras N Things has a brand new swimwear collection, starting from$69.99.   The exclusive “Blue Ruby” range features neon crochet and colourful print swim sets, sexy one-pieces and stylish asymmetric cut-outs, whilst maintaining the same unique fit [...]Read more

Fresh Food Friday : Movie Night In

 When the weather calls for a night in, grab these ingredients and a movie. The perfect recipe for a relaxing evening at home. SHOPPING LIST :   Safeway   Burgers Small sourdough buns Coss lettuce   Gruyere Cheese Good Mayo Sweet paprika Garlic clove Sweets Select Chunky [...]Read more

Osso Bucco with Gremolata and Mash

This Fresh Food Friday’s love affair with food continues and showcases an italian favourite, Osso Bucco. The perfect dish for entertaining, due to it’s no fuss nature,  this dish will have your guest dishing up seconds (and maybe even thirds!). Great for a chilly winter’s eve. [...]Read more

Chicken Schnitzel with Winter Slaw

Salad may seem like a summer dish, more at home at a backyard BBQ than on your plate during winter, but when paired with these deliciously golden chicken schnitzels, you’ll be craving winter slaw all year round. The chicken is really the star of the show in this recipe and it’s [...]Read more

Bangers & Mash with Brown Onion Gravy

The nights are getting colder and no matter how old you get, there’s nothing like coming home to a warm, delicious smelling kitchen.   This Bangers & Mash recipe is a great way to treat the fam without too much fuss, the perfect mid-week meal -simple, quick and very [...]Read more


This week you might have noticed we’ve been dropping some hints about a visitor we’re expecting next week. That’s right – we are referring to the Snap Ghost. Who is the Snap Ghost, you ask? The Snap Ghost is a very sneaky Snapchat ghoul and he will be hiding around the [...]Read more

Porcini Dusted Lamb Backstraps with Risoni & Mushrooms

Whether you like cold weather or not, you’ve got to admit it’s kind of nice to be rugged up indoors, enjoying a cosy dinner. I’d have to say comfort food is my forte’ and Autumn is a great time for mushrooms and pumpkin so today I’m sharing a specialty of mine – Porcini [...]Read more

Classic Mum Mother’s Day Competition

Mums. Where would we be without them? Non-existent most likely… Not only do we owe them big time for the whole ‘existence-thing’ but we’re pretty lucky to have someone who loves us unconditionally, cares about us, cooks for us and cleans for us. Someone [...]Read more

Katherine’s Choc Peanut Bliss Balls

Need to curb your sweet-tooth cravings when the 3pm munchies arrive? These healthy Choc Peanut Bliss Balls courtesy of Guest Blogger Katherine Jamieson are sure to do the trick!   In recent years, the health scene has experienced an influx of these babies – you’ll [...]Read more


With Mother’s Day just around the corner I thought it only fitting to dedicate today’s Fresh Food Friday blog to my own mum and what better way to do that than by sharing my mum’s famous sausage roll recipe! Mum taught me this recipe at a very young age and I still remember [...]Read more

CRAFTY MUM// Does your mum love a good DIY sesh?

CRAFTY MUM There’s no denying that mums are multi-talented but we’ve come up with four distinct categories to make it easier for you to buy for your mum this Mother’s Day Is your mum the crafty type? Sure, Crafty Mum loves a good scrapbooking sesh, but she’s creative in other [...]Read more

FASHIONISTA MUM // Is your mum always on trend?

FASHIONISTA MUM There’s no denying that mums are multi-talented but we’ve come up with four distinct categories to make it easier for you to buy for your mum this Mother’s Day. Is your mum the fashionista type? Remember when you used to sneak into mum’s wardrobe and try on her [...]Read more

Crunchy Chocolate Anzacs

Anzac biscuits. Yes they are delicious and yes they are a national treasure, but there’s more to these delicious oat-y morsels than meets the eye. As their name suggests, Anzac biscuits have historical origins, dating back to World War I, when  Australian and New Zealand women [...]Read more

Seafood Linguine with Roasted Capsicum & Garlic

Do you love a good linguini? Cos I for one LOVE a good linguini, especially when it involves soft, juicy, roasted-to-perfection red capsicum, a mixture of some sexy seafood and a good dose of garlic-y goodness. My mouth is watering just thinking about it and if yours isn’t yet, [...]Read more

Carly’s Roast Vegetable and Couscous Salad

Whoever said “You don’t make friends with salad” has obviously never tried THIS salad!   There are many reasons why this salad is my fave. Firstly, the fact that it is super healthy and packed with heaps of veggies gives it the big tick straight away! Secondly, it’s super [...]Read more

Say hello to the new Donut King

For the second time in their lives, Jeremy and Lynsey York are donning Donut King managerial badges and they couldn’t be happier! Having worked within the food industry for the whole of their careers, the pair decided to take a leap of faith and takeover another of the franchises [...]Read more

PANDORA Style Edit

PANDORA has partnered with media personalities Anna Heinrich and Sally Obermeder to launch the PANDORA Style Edit – pandora.net/styleedit. In a glamourous photo shoot in the Blue Mountains, Anna and Sally show us how they express their unique style through their jewellery. [...]Read more

Easter Bunny Visiting Times

Meet the Magical Mascot of Chocolate Who has floppy ears, a fluffy tail, LOVES chocolate and will be at the Bendigo Marketplace this Easter? The EASTER BUNNY of course! Come and meet him over the Easter long weekend! Thursday 24th, March | 2.00pm – 4.00pm Saturday 26th, [...]Read more

Bendigo Marketplace had a farm, e-i-e-i-o!

  Back in October, some of Old McDonald’s farm yard friends went missing and somehow found their way to a grassy patch at the Bendigo Marketplace! Since then, they have really made themselves at home and apparently they’re here to stay so we held a competition to name our [...]Read more

V-Day and Chill

To celebrate Valentine’s Day we’re running a cheeky V Day & Chill competition! We’ll be giving away the ingredients for the perfect date night-in, or as we like to call it, V Day & Chill… The Major Prize includes 1x $50 Netflix voucher 1x $100 Stearns Showcase [...]Read more

Carly’s Double Choc Christmas Brownies

From our kitchen table to yours, read the latest from our guest blogger Carly Dewhurst as she shares with us her delicious Double Chocolate Christmas Brownies recipe! Christmas has to be my favourite time of the year! One thing I always enjoy doing around this time of the year is [...]Read more

20th Birthday wrap up

October is over and what a month it has been! Here at the Bendigo Marketplace we celebrated our 20th Birthday, with the biggest promotion we’ve ever had. We’ve given away $20,000 over twenty days and one lucky Bendigo Marketplace shopper took home a brand new Mazda 3 after [...]Read more

Angela Rowe – The Fashion Aficionado

The Bendigo Marketplace turns 20 this month and for some it seems like only yesterday that the centre first opened its doors. Much about the centre has changed since it’s grand opening in 1995, including extensive renovations and refurbishments as well as saying goodbye to old [...]Read more

Tracie McLeod – The Manchester Maven

Tracie McLeod’s Marketplace career began as a casual at Adairs, not long after the centre first opened. Years later, as we celebrate the Bendigo Marketplace 20th Birthday, this manchester and homewares guru is still going strong. She has been managing Adairs for much of her [...]Read more

Bendigo Marketplace Birthday Bonanza – Celebrating Twenty Years

In 1995, the Bendigo Marketplace opened it’s doors for the very first time and a seventeen year old Angela Rowe was gearing up for her very first shift at Jeanswest. “It was an absolutely electric atmosphere.” She tells us, “We were open till midnight and I could’ve kept [...]Read more

Celebrating 100 Years of Bonds!

After helping Aussies to find their “sole mate” for 100 years, we are proud to be able to welcome Bonds to the Bendigo Marketplace. Opening their doors on Wednesday July 29, 2015, Bonds has been a welcome new addition to the centre, and we have to admit  – we are loving it! [...]Read more

#LegendaryMum for your chance to WIN

This Mother’s Day, Bendigo Marketplace is celebrating Legendary Mums, giving you the chance to win the ultimate shopping experience for Mum at Bendigo Marketplace, with $500 spending money! Mum is a bit of a legend. Whether she is giving advice that you know you should [...]Read more

‘The One’ Winning Entries

With Valentines Day approaching, we asked our customers to share the love on our Bendigo Marketplace Facebook page! The winners picked up some dinner vouchers at The Groove Train, Bendigo for sharing their stories. If you love reading about love (like us!), check out the winning [...]Read more

Welcome, Priceline!

The team from the Bendigo Marketplace Pharmacy (near Woolworths) is excited to announce that they are becoming a Priceline! To celebrate their Grand Opening this Saturday, Priceline Bendigo Marketplace shoppers will receive 15% OFF* storewide PLUS FREE Mini Manicures FREE Mini [...]Read more

Spring Fashion Trends for Women – 2014

Ladies, start here for the latest Spring fashion trends – we’ve rounded up some of the hottest pieces to add to your warmer wardrobe for 2014. We’re forecasting a lot of patterns this season, from stripes, to plaid and oversized floral. Effortless boho is still [...]Read more

The Sky’s the Limit for Bendigo Marketplace

In its continued mission to provide customers with the most unique shopping experience and rewards in Central Victoria, Bendigo Market Place has exciting news for visitors! Central Victoria’s largest and most talked about shopping centre has recently undergone a number of [...]Read more

Unique Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is nearly upon us again (May 11th in case you forgot!) and at Bendigo Marketplace we know it can cause a lot of last minute panic shopping! It’s that time of year when we want to show our Mum how special she is through the purchase of a carefully and thoughtfully [...]Read more

FREE Coffee Promotion

Catching up with a friend for a coffee is one of the great joys of life… and we want you to be happy! So we giving away 15 lots of two coffees so that you can enjoy a coffee date on us. Simply tag a friend in the promotional Facebook comment and you and your […]Read more

FREE Coffee Promotion

Catching up with a friend for a coffee is one of the great joys of life… and we want you to be happy! So we giving away 15 lots of two coffees so that you can enjoy a coffee date on us. Simply tag a friend in the promotional Facebook comment and you and your […]Read more

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