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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…

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BizMonth September 2019

BizMonth provides an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of business in Bathurst and the economic contribution they make to the City. A number of events are planned throughout September and Bathurst Regional Council encourages all businesses to get involved. For more details refer to the Bathurst Business Hub website

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BizMonth Business Lunch

Bathurst Regional Council is pleased to announce that Ita Buttrose will be the guest speaker at the 2019 BizMonth Business Lunch. Thank you to our major sponsor, The Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Event details: Time: 12.00pm to 2.00pm Date: Tuesday, 24 September 2019 Location: Goldfields, Mount Panorama, Bathurst, Cost: $70.00 Tickets available from


Start your Business the way you start your day!

Kaffeine is a short, sharp, engaging course that will run for 2 hours per week over 6 weeks at venues near you with some classes also being run online. It is designed to teach entrepreneurship especially to the people of our region, the Central West of NSW. Course begins Wednesday 15th May, 2019 at 10am. Kaffeine…

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Applications are now invited for small grants, under Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993, to assist property owners and tenants to improve, repair and maintain buildings within the Bathurst CBD. Grants of between $300 and $5,000 (but not exceeding 50% of the value of the project) will be offered to successful projects. Applications…

George & Howick St Roundabout Update

George & Howick St Roundabout Update

George & Howick St Roundabout Update The crews have completed the removal of the old roundabout and blisters near the intersection. The road surface has also been completely removed and the area is watered regularly to keep dust to a minimum. Work is now focused on reconstruction of the new roundabout, which is expected to…


Upstairs Startup Hub – New Programs in 2019!

REGIONAL STARTUP CHALLENGE – FOR PEOPLE WITH A GREAT IDEA Got an idea and want to know where to start? The Regional Startup Challenge is for you – a set of 10 short activities designed to take you from business hunch to business plan inside your lunch hour. Upstairs is getting ready to launch the…

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Bathurst to become a SMART City!

Bathurst is on track to become a Smart City of national significance, where technology and data are used to drive economic activity, meet the changing needs of our community through a digital strategy, accelerate innovation and better manage our resources, energy and services.Growing Bathurst as a Smart City complements our city’s reputation as a great…

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Major Boost for Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card!

The Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card, an initiative of Bathurst Regional Council, has been given a major boost following the announcement that the Bathurst RSL Club has joined the program. The RSL Club will be using the cards in their regular prize draws for members, and issuing them as redemptions for accumulated members’ points. Bathurst…