Home of the Mount Panorama racing circuit, Bathurst really is the best of both worlds - a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. It has a full range of quality health and community services, vibrant cultural and sporting communities and a wide variety of retail and bulky goods stores.
As a demographically young city with the median age being 37, Bathurst is supported by a strong educational sector with over 60 institutions located throughout the City. Manufacturing, retail and health sectors underpin this strong and diverse economy.
Affordable housing attracts new residents and property investors, with the latter leveraging high demand for rental properties. With good infrastructure, a competitive cost base and access to a market of more than eight million people, Bathurst is attracting a growing number of business investors.
Bathurst is a healthy and active community and is well serviced by a range of high class facilities and venues. Sporting and recreational pursuits are an essential element of the Bathurst lifestyle with the City and outlying villages offering recreation facilities and associated groups to suit everyone's sporting and recreation needs.
Bathurst is supported by a progressive Council and essential services that contribute to a steady annual growth rate of 2.2 per cent, the fastest-growing of any NSW regional city.
Moving To Bathurst
Considering a move to Bathurst? Relocating to Bathurst will be an attractive adventure. Once you are here you will ask yourself why didn't you make the move earlier!
As a demographically young city with the median age being 37 years, Bathurst is home to a large youth population. As such the region caters for our Youth through various infrastructures such as over 40 parks, region wide bike tracks, indoor aquatic centre, a five screen cinema complex, diverse sporting facilities and hundreds of special interest clubs, a skatepark and various programs through the Bathurst Library.Read More >
Residents and visitors to Bathurst can rest easy knowing the city is well serviced by a quality health care industry. Our new public hospital is now state of the art, with a new private hospital development currently being investigated.Read More >
Art & Culture
The Bathurst Region offers a vibrant cultural life. There are many activities and centres which offer the resident and visitor an opportunity to immerse themselves in the art of culture of the region.Read More >
From light retail therapy to buying large items for your home Bathurst offers a range of retail services. The Central Business District is easily laid out and you can access the three major shopping Centres - Stocklands, Bathurst Chase and the newly built Bathurst City Centre within easy walking distance.Read More >
Sport & Recreation
Bathurst is a healthy and active community and is well serviced by a range of high class facilities and venues.Read More >
One of Bathurst's key strengths is affordability. Whether you need a rental property or buying a house to live in or as an investment property - you will find one in Bathurst well within your price range.Read More >
The environment of the Bathurst Region offers so much to the people of this region; each day brings a new experience and each path travelled reveals another special place.Read More >
With Bathurst's economy growing steadily, there is something on offer for everyone. As a partially or fully qualified tradesperson, you can find work with one of many local businesses literally building our city.Read More >
Bathurst has extraordinary education facilities housing over 55 institutions in the region, catering to all levels and ages from Pre-School to Tertiary Education.Read More >
Bathurst's geographic location in regional NSW allows it to easily establish itself as a hub for transport. Whether it be for tourists, residents or businesses, Bathurst has access to great transport routes and types, such as air travel, rail, buses, taxis or rental cars.Read More >
A vibrant cultural life and quality community services are all part of the great lifestyle opportunities in the Bathurst Region. Volunteer groups, infrastructure and transport make a solid foundation that unites Bathurst to deliver quality community services to the whole community.Read More >
As an active city Bathurst has something to do all year round. From major events such as the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 through to Monthly Farmers Markets and specialised events, as a visitor or resident, there is always something happening.