PREMIER Gladys Berejiklian will be in Bathurst on Wednesday, as part of a visit to the region.
Despite her hectic schedule, Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said he had managed to secure an hour when the Premier could meet with interested business owners and community stakeholders.
Mr Toole said he knew the Premier was travelling through the Central West, and was able to arrange a stop over, albeit briefly, to enable the community to meet with her.
He said there was no real agenda for the visit, more he knew she was in the area and seized the opportunity for a meeting.
He said a wide cross section of the community had registered to attend the function, which is being held at the Bathurst RSL Club.
“We’ve got business people and schools coming, a lot of people have registered.”
Mr Toole said Ms Berejiklian would speak to the group, and hear about issues affecting people in the Bathurst electorate.
“The Premier really enjoys engaging with people; she’s a real people person so I think she will want to get around and speak to as many people as possible during the time she’s here.”
He said while the Premier was in Bathurst he would also take the opportunity to speak with her about programs he has in his sights.
Mr Toole said he wanted to speak to the Premier about tourism, health and economic development in the electorate.
Mr Toole said her visit was one of two planned for the city; the Premier will be also be back in Bathurst later in the year.
He said he has also received a commitment from the NSW Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, to come to Bathurst.