Farm to Institution Central West NSW

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Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West has launched Farm to Institution Central West NSW – a first-of-its-kind project in Australia – part of an embryonic movement in the region supporting not just regional economic development, but also social and environmental development. Farm to Institution Central West NSW is about creating new pathways to market for regional producers […]

Easy to do Business Program

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Starting a new business is exciting. But working out the licences and permits needed can be daunting, not to mention confusing. Bathurst Regional Council has partnered with Service NSW to simplify the process for locals to set up a cafe, small bar or restaurant, through the launch of the Easy to do Business program. The […]

Seniors Festival 2019

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Seniors Festival is an annual event which celebrates the important role of seniors and their contributions to the community. Seniors Festival 2019 will run from Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 24 February 2019.  The theme for 2019 is ‘Love your Life’. Seniors Festival is for people over the age of 60, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over […]

2018 Bathurst Drought Buster Promotion

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Bathurst Regional Council is proud to have teamed up with WLT Promotions to run the 2018 Bathurst Drought Buster Promotion to help keep money flowing through our local businesses during this time of drought. The motto of the promotion being: “Let’s work together to bust this drought!”. Bathurst Regional Council is introducing this initiative to support our local business community. Here […]

National Recycling Week: 12-18 November 2018

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National Recycling Week (12-18 November 2018) is a great opportunity to get your workplace involved in new or existing recycling programs and other sustainability initiatives. Having recycling programs in place is not only good for the environment but research shows that it is also good for staff morale with three in four employees agreeing that having […]

Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card

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Bathurst Regional Council launched the Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card in April 2015. The initiative encourages residents to shop locally and demonstrates Council’s strong support for local businesses, economic prosperity and jobs growth. There are approximately 130 local businesses participating in the program. The Bathurst Buy Local Gift Cards can only be spent at participating […]