Black kelpie saved after falling into mine shaft at Huntly

Chris Pedler
By Chris Pedler
June 27 2022 - 9:00am
LUCKY PUP: A black kelpie was rescued from a five-metre mine shaft by Bendigo SES, Huntly CFA and the CFA's Oscar 1 mine rescue team. Picture: SUPPLIED

No one was more excited at the successful rescue of a dog from a Central Victorian mine shaft than the lucky pup itself.


Chris Pedler

Chris Pedler

Journalist and entertainment writer

Chris has been with the Bendigo Advertiser for more than 10 years. He has great passion for the performing arts and is very supportive of the Bendigo live music scene. Outside of the news world Chris plays golf and, regardless of the result, loves watching St Kilda play in the AFL. He loves community theatre and has performed on stage with the Bendigo Theatre Company and worked with Baldrick himself, Tony Robinson. Story tips: