Bendigo – what is the vision for a cosmopolitan city of the future?

In a world post Brexit and Trump, how has international politics played out in Bendigo, and more importantly, what is the role of community leaders and individuals to create a vibrant, sustainable and multicultural city of the future?


  • Dr Julie Rudner, Senior Lecturer, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Social Enquiry
  • Tasneem Chopra, La Trobe alumna, Curator, Consultant, Author and prominent activist
  • Margot Spalding, former Telstra Business Woman of the Year and spokesperson for Believe in Bendigo
  • Rob Hunt, Former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN)

Recorded on 16 March 2017 at the Capital Theatre in Bendigo

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