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Ways To Support Small Business During COVID-19

The current Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of restrictions in the way we go about our daily lives. Many of these restrictions have heavily impacted small businesses, however there are still things we can do to keep the local economy moving. As members of our community, we all have a part to play…


COVID-19 – Information & support for small business

We understand that many of our local businesses are feeling the effects of COVID-19 and Australia is currently undergoing rapid and radical changes in an attempt to control the virus. Council is encouraging our local community to support one another during this time, particularly as you, our local businesses, are adapting services to comply with…

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Boosting Female Founders (BFF) Initiative – Seeking Expressions of Interest

      The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is now accepting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Round One of the Boosting Female Founders (BFF) Initiative. The BFF Initiative (or program) aims to help female founders to access early stage capital to grow their startups in national and international markets. The program will…


CSU Master Class Series

If you’re an entrepreneur, launching a startup or run your own business, the CSU Master Class Series workshops will take you and your business to the next level.


Bathurst Town Centre Master Plan

Find out the key aims of the Bathurst Town Centre Master Plan

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Bathurst Business Chamber UK Trade Mission

Find out about the aims of the Bathurst Business Chamber

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BRC Industry Cluster Strategic Plan Development

Learn about the Industry Cluster Strategic Plan that will support the business community to develop links that encourage business attraction and expansion, develop competitive supply chains, invest in upskilling the workforce and attract investment.

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Community Action Grants to Reduce Climate Change Impacts

The NSW Government has committed $600,000 to the Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC) community grants program.

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Business Connect Bus – Visit to Bathurst

Book a time to visit The Business Bus connecting small businesses to local Business Connect services.

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2019 Peak Connect Carillon Business Awards

Come along to the The Peak Connect Carillon Business Awards 2019 Gala Presentation Night to celebrates the vital contribution that local businesses make in the Bathurst community



Michael McQueen is the keynote speaker at the next BX Talks event.

Crazy Day

Crazy Day

RESIDENTS are encouraged to support local businesses and pick up some great bargains with the annual Crazy Day Sale on Thursday, 26 September 2019. This super sale is guaranteed to bring the shoppers out in force, and there are great prizes to be won! Contact the Western Advocate on 02 6331 2611 for more information. Participating businesses embrace…