• Loddon Herald

Bid for slice of Games' action

LODDON communities must be considered for infrastructure investment ahead of regional Victoria hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games, said Mayor Dan Straub.

Cr Straub said close proximity of Loddon towns to the major regional Games’ hub in Bendigo, should pave greater State Government investment in the shire.

And he also wants a special events calendar during the March 2026 Games to showcase Loddon towns and unique rural competitions including dog trials.

“All of our towns are within an hour of Bendigo, some no more than 20 minutes,” Cr Straub said.

“There is every reason for the Loddon to benefit from increased State Government infrastructure builds for the Commonwealth Games.


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