Guess the BizMonth Speaker Competition

Guess the BizMonth Speaker Competition

BizMonth Speaker Competition The 2018 BizMonth Lunch Speaker is now confirmed! If you can correctly guess the BizMonth Speaker for this year, you’ll go into the draw to win a $250 Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card! And the clue is…. The speaker voiced a character in a 2009 DreamWorks film. Enter the competition here. The […]

Council’s Draft Bathurst Region Economic Development Strategy is now on exhibition!

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The draft Bathurst Region Economic Development Strategy 2018-2022 is being prepared. The Strategy will present a guiding framework by which the Council, in partnership with industry and the community, can take a coordinated approach to retaining and growing the existing economic base of the region, as well as attracting new investment. Council is seeking the […]

CenWest Innovate Next Stage Growth Program

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Applications now open CenWest Innovate’s Next Stage Growth Program is a six month acceleration program for existing businesses wanting growth in sales, revenue, skills, people, knowledge, capacity, markets and more. Led by experience, highly qualified presenters and educators, the program will develop your skills and opportunities you need to successfully grow your business. Our Mentor Match […]

Tesla CBD Supercharger


BATHURST is already seeing the benefits of the temporary Tesla Supercharger station, less than a month after it was installed. The station, located in the car park behind the old TAFE building, became operational on December 21, 2017. Since then, Bathurst Regional Council has already come across people from outside of the region recharging while they’ve […]

Small Business First


Have you heard about Small Business First? Small Business First, is an online community fighting for Australian small businesses. With free membership (and always free) their community will be empowered through access to exclusive deals, support, and campaigns for action. Check out their website for current offers, answers to your questions via the community forum and […]

Get Online!


As a business in this day and age, having an online presence isn’t an option. 41.6% of small businesses (0-19 employees) in Australia have an online presence (ABS 2012), indicating that almost 60% of businesses are potentially missing out on a growing revenue stream. Additionally, six out of every ten adults actively shopped online in […]