Jan 2023
Stage 4 – Construction of Minaret Commences

Nov 2022
Stage 1 C – Mosque building Structure commences –

June, 2022
Stage 1a – Multipurpose build structure Complete

July 26, 2019
Bendigo mosque construction begins Premier Daniel Andrews turns first sod

JUNE 15, 2016
High Court decides whether to grant leave to appeal the ,mosque.

JUNE 8, 2016
Objectors given a date to find out if they can appeal in the High Court

FEBRUARY 26, 2016
Third anti-mosque protest held in Bendigo, numbers dwindle

FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Objectors lodge documents to High Court, outside of deadline

OCTOBER 14, 2015
Public locked out of Bendigo council meeting

DECEMBER 17, 2015
Objectors announce intention to challenge in High Court

DECEMBER 16, 2015
Court of Appeal rejects mosque appeal

OCTOBER 10, 2015
A second anti-mosque rally is held in Bendigo

SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Mosque construction can start after injunction rejected

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Bendigo council meeting shut down as protesters overrun city hall

AUGUST 29, 2015
First anti-mosque protest held in Bendigo, violence erupts

AUGUST 5, 2015
VCAT upholds Bendigo council’s decision to approve the mosque

JULY 27, 2015
Accusations of bias against VCAT president thrown out

MARCH 15, 2015
Anti-mosque protesters attempt to crash an event at the mosque site

JANUARY 15, 2015
Man who sent death threats to Mark Weragoda sentenced in court

JULY 11, 2014
VCAT sets a date for the mosque challenge

JUNE 21, 2014
Rainbow balloons flown in support of diversity in Bendigo

JUNE 19, 2014
Black balloons left around the property of Councillor Mark Weragoda

JUNE 18, 2014
Councillor Elise Chapman says she’s “not a fan” of Islam

JUNE 18, 2014
City of Greater Bendigo approves plans for Bendigo’s first mosque

APRIL 7, 2014
Bendigo Bank orders the closure of an account financing mosque objectors

MARCH 20, 2014
About 40 objections lodged against Bendigo mosque

JANUARY 14, 2014
Stop the Mosque in Bendigo Facebook page formed

JANUARY 10, 2014
Mosque planning application submitted to City of Greater Bendigo


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