The support of individuals, whether in the form of financial or physical contributions, assists us to maintain, preserve and operate the Bendigo Joss House Temple.

The Bendigo Joss House Temple, as a division of The Bendigo Trust ABN 39 005 014 175, is a registered Charitable Institution and a Deductible Gift Recipient (Ref No. 900232823), with donations of $2.00 or greater being tax-deductible.

Details of our tax-deductibility status can be confirmed by entering our ABN at

How to Donate

Donations to the Bendigo Joss House Temple can either be made in person at the Joss House, or by mail to:

The Bendigo Trust Museum Fund
76 Violet Street

Cheques or Money Orders should be made out to The Bendigo Trust Museum Fund. All donations will be acknowledged in writing and will include a receipt.

Alternate Donations

We also accept donations of artefacts, pictures, and memorabilia relating to the Bendigo Joss House Temple. Should you wish to donate these items, please phone 03 5443 8117 to arrange for a Donation of Items form to be sent to you which details the terms of and conditions of donations.

Thank you for your support of the Bendigo Joss House Temple!

150 years

Opened in 1871, 2021 marked the 150th anniversary of the Bendigo Joss House Temple. The heritage-listed temple is significant as being one of the few remaining buildings of its type in Australia.