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1 June 2020 COVID-19 restrictions update

1 June Sees Further Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions Further easing of COVID-19 restrictions are gradually taking place with the NSW Government announcing that from Monday 1 June 2020, the following will be allowed: travel to regional NSW for a holiday; visits to museums, galleries and libraries; pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants can have up to…


COVID-19 – Information & support for small business

We recognise 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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Easing COVID-19 Restrictions

15 May Kickstarts Easing of Some COVID-19 Restrictions This morning the NSW State Government announced the easing of some of the COVID-19 restrictions. What does this mean for us? Arguably the most significant easings for our community are those that allow connections – small public gatherings, minimal numbers of guests at weddings, and a small…

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NBN $150million COVID-19 Relief and Assistance Package

Helping internet providers to connect low-income families with home schooling needs and assisting small and medium businesses and households facing financial hardship NBN Co today announced it will establish a $150 million financial relief and assistance fund to help internet providers to support their residential and small and medium business customers affected by the COVID-19…



Bathurst Regional Council is committed to encouraging locals to shop local! We’re giving away $2000 worth of gift cards to encourage shoppers to support local businesses. Make an eligible purchase at one of our participating stores from 1 May 2020 and go in the draw to win one of 10 $200 Bathurst Buy Local Gift…

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Central NSW Business HQ – Webinars

Updated 07 Apr 2020 To assist small business in this current economic climate, Central NSW Business HQ have organised more Webinars this week and next week. Simply click on each link to register for that webinar.   Wednesday 8 April 8am – COVID-19 Business Ready Master Planning Click here Wednesday 8 April 8pm – COVID-19 Zoom…

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NSW Government – How to Access the $10,000 Support to Small Businesses

Thousands of small businesses across NSW struggling to cope with the COVID-19 shutdown will receive grants of up to $10,000 under a new assistance scheme announced today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope. The NSW Government will put $750 million into the Small Business Support…

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Australian Government – Supporting Businesses to Retain Jobs

The Government is introducing a subsidy program to support employees and businesses. The JobKeeper Payment is designed to help businesses affected by the Coronavirus to cover the costs of their employees’ wages, so that more employees can retain their job and continue to earn an income. Keeping Australians in work and businesses in business will…

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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…

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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