About Bathurst

Bathurst is a vibrant regional city located on the banks of the Macquarie River in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales and just 2.5 hours drive west of Sydney.  Locals and visitors alike enjoy the best of the country life with all the conveniences and facilities of modern living.


Set in a wonderful natural environment with warm summers, clear, crisp winters, occasional snowfalls and beautiful spring and autumn colours, Bathurst is one of the region’s most beautiful cities, offering a diversity of attractions, activities and facilities.


Bathurst manages to effectively combine rural, manufacturing and education industries with a lifestyle rich in sport, art and tourism facilities. It offers affordable property, sound infrastructure, a sustainable water supply, a skilled workforce and a resident population that is one of the fastest growing in regional NSW.  Our proximity to Sydney, great business support and transport infrastructure increases regional export potential.


Historic sites and architecture, cultural facilities, the famous Mount Panorama motor racing circuit and the growing wine industry all contribute to making the city an appealing destination.


A great city to visit, a perfect place to raise your family or invest for the future.