A vibrant regional city located just a few short hours west of Sydney, Bathurst is one of the region's most beautiful cities.
With a strong, prosperous economy, a friendly multicultural community and vibrant cultural life, Bathurst is an ideal location for anyone.
A vibrant regional city located just a few short hours west of Sydney, Bathurst is one of the region's most beautiful cities. Home to Charles Sturt University (CSU), Bathurst is a regional hub for education, with over 55 educational institutions located throughout the City.
With a strong and prosperous economy, a friendly multicultural community and vibrant cultural life Bathurst is an ideal location for anyone.
It's definitely working better for us
James and family shifted to Bathurst from Sydney
Housing out here is so much more affordable.
WELCOME TO BATHURST
Bathurst has something to offer everyone.
Home to Charles Sturt University (CSU), Bathurst is a regional hub for education, with nearly 50 educational institutions located throughout the City.
It is a growing. confident City, with a strong diversified economy offering an enviable lifestyle.
An easy 2.5 hour drive or 30 minute flight to Sydney, Bathurst is Australia's oldest inland European settlement. Home to Charles Sturt University (CSU) and a range of historic and highly-regarded private and public schools, Bathurst’s outlook is – not surprisingly - young, progressive and enthusiastic.
In addition to its proximity to Sydney and having a young, vibrant and active culture, Bathurst is home to some fantastic employment opportunities. Offering careers across education, health, government, construction and manufacturing, Bathurst is simply buzzing with possibilities. Come and see for yourself!
Despite its proximity to Sydney, with a medium house price of 437,971 (Jun 18) fantastic homes can be found in Bathurst!
You’ll also enjoy a beautiful regional setting with all the city amenities. If your preference is acreage, Bathurst offers great opportunities for that extra space.
Come and enjoy the lifestyle benefits!
Median price $437,971 (as at Jun 18)
Key employment prospects
The top five employment industries are Health Care & Social Assistance, Education & Training, Construction, Retail and manufacturing.
Key business opportunities
Engineering, health and social service and tradesperson sectors, specialist medical services, industrial development and food manufacturing.
There is an increasing focus on technology opportunities with a Date Centre approved for Bathurst.
19 primary schools, 8 independent, non-government schools; 6 secondary schools (2 public and 4 private); special care schools.
Charles Sturt University, Western Institute of Tafe, Adult education.
7 shopping centres
Leisure and dining
24 licensed hotels/clubs, 32 restaurants and 20 cafes.
Bathurst Base Hospital and private hospital. Aged care services and support facilities.
Summer temperature average is 12-27 degrees; winter 1-12 degrees. Average annual rainfall is 638mm.
43,996 people (ABS ERP 2020)