Community Action Grants to Reduce Climate Change Impacts

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Community Action Grants to Reduce Climate Change Impacts The NSW Government is calling for community groups across the State to apply for funding for projects that reduce the impacts of climate change in their local communities. The NSW Government has committed $600,000 to the Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC) community grants program. Community groups […]


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Small Business Drought Support The drought has impacted small businesses and communities across NSW, with farming and non-farming businesses feeling the strain of unprecedented dry conditions. Please read the following letter from the NSW Small Business Commission outlining the range of services available. Click here: NSWSBC – Letter to businesses re drought The NSW Small […]

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 […]

Water Restrictions Information


Extreme (Level 4-5) water restrictions came into effect on  Monday 14 October 2019. A BRC Squiz Sesion was conducted in September to discuss the impact of water restrictions on local businesses. To access the presentation click here: Extreme_Water_Restrictions and Your Business Presentation For more information visit  or phone Council on 02 6333 6100.