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Winter Wine Weekend 2019

8–10 June 2019 The Mornington Peninsula’s Winter Wine Weekend is held on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June every year. It includes: the Winter Wine Fest event on Saturday 8 June 11am – 4pm. This ticketed event is held at Red Hill Showground cellar door activities and events all across the weekend at 47 […]

$227K community grants handed out by Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Bank's Community Bank® branches at Rye, Rosebud and Dromana held their annual sponsorship and grants night on 14 May handing out $227,000 in funding.

Mt Eliza Farmers’ Market

On Wednesday 22 May we had a chat during the breakfast show with Jess Schubert-Hoban, manager of the Mt Eliza Farmers’ Market. We talked about local food production, supporting our region’s farmers and the great community atmosphere at our local famers’ markets. The Mt Eliza Farmers’ market is on the fourth Sunday of every month […]

Koalas under threat

Koalas are an iconic Australian symbol. We love them, tourists love them. But here on the Mornington Peninsula, and elsewhere around the country, the koala population is in serious decline. Koalas need our help. They’re facing a number of threats: land clearing, urban development, changes in our climate, traffic and diseases. On Thursday 23 May […]

Start your day the right way

Our RPP FM breakfast show has a few new faces joining William Bond on Monday to Thursday mornings from 6–9am. Alex, Amy and Katie have been assisting William on the show for the past few weeks of the breakfast program. The ladies (known affectionately in some circles as ‘the Bond girls’) are learning the ropes […]

Bendigo Bank backs women’s football

Bendigo Bank’s Community Bank® branches have signed-on as the major supporter of AFL South Eastern Women’s (AFLSEW) league for 2019–20 with a $20,000 commitment. The bank’s Mornington Peninsula and south-east region’s cluster of branches have thrown their entire AFL sponsorship weight behind the women’s league which covers more than 700 players from 21 clubs across […]

Market update May 2019

Here's Bendigo Bank's May economic update with the bank's Chief Economist, David Robertson.

Peninsula Transport Assist

Peninsula Transport Assist is a vehicle and volunteer sharing network that helps pool community transport resources. They coordinate volunteer drivers and have a fleet of minibuses to help elderly and frail residents get around.

A life-saving donation

When Mt Eliza Bowling Club got in touch with their local Bendigo Bank branch to say they needed a new defib unit, the Mt Eliza branch was very happy to oblige. The new unit had been in the club room for only a few days before it had to be put to use to revive a visiting player.

Enviro Week 2019

Enviro Week is designed to give children a sense that they can personally contribute to a sustainable future. It caters for primary school aged children and the event is supported by Mornington Peninsula Shire, the region's Bendigo Bank branches and a number of other sponsors.