Bathurst Region - Live, Visit, Invest, Study


With Bathurst's economy growing steadily, there is something on offer for everyone in terms of career opportunities.


Bathurst has an enviable unemployment figure consistently below the state average which was 5.77% in December 2013 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey catalogue number 6202.0, and DEEWR, Small Area Labour Markets- Australia)

Bathurst's continual growth and sound infrastructure makes it the ideal location for those wanting to branch out and start your own business. There's no better place to make your dream a reality and become your own ‘Boss'.

For those with tertiary qualifications or are interested in career advancement, in Bathurst you will find a number of attractive professional options.

There are a number of major State and Federal department regional offices based in Bathurst including; Charles Sturt University, NSW Fair Trading, NSW Land and Property Information and major regional offices for others including NSW Education and Communities, NSW Public Works, Forestry Corporation and Western Institute TAFE, Bathurst Regional Council, Greater Western Area Health, the Bathurst Hospital and the large Education sector adding to that diversity.

Bathurst is also home to a strong manufacturing industry through the likes of Devro, Simplot and Mars Petcare. In Bathurst the building game is always booming. As a partially or fully qualified tradesperson, you can find work with one of many local businesses literally building our city or in local industry.

Bathurst's vibrant economy provides an ideal place to kick-start your career or start thinking towards the future.