Friday, March 27
The Bathurst Visitor Information Centre is closed.
Manning Aquatic Centre is closed.
A number of council facilities have closed including the Bathurst Library, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Chifley Home, Bathurst Rail Museum and the National Motor Racing Museum.
The Small Animal Pound remains open by appointment only. Call 6333 6190 for more information.
Council's parks and outdoor areas remain open at this stage.
The Civic Centre remains open with appropriate social distancing methods in place and please only visit if you are well. Alternatively, you can call us on 6333 6111 or email email@example.com.
Kelso Community Hub - NSW Health are continuing use for their clinics, however, other BRC and third party services have been suspended.
Bathurst Children's Services remains open with appropriate social distancing and please only visit if you are well.
Aerodrome remains open with appropriate social distancing. Regional Express Airlines (REX) has flagged that flights will cease from 6 April.
Council's essential services, including water, sewer and waste, are priority services and council will ensure these continue. Other services like building and food inspections will occur when necessary and appropriate.
Please visit https://bit.ly/2Ucr56E for official advice from the Department of Health.
Library staff are available to respond to calls or emails Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm on 6333 6281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monitor the Bathurst Library Facebook page to keep up to date about the online library services and activities being prepared during the closure.
Wish you were a member of Bathurst Library so you could access our eLibrary and online resources 24/7? Now you can be!
Due to COVID-19, residents in the Bathurst region who are not already members can now become temporary eMembers. This gives you access to our extensive online collections, including our:
. eLibrary apps (thousands of free online eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines)
. Kanopy film streaming (over 30,000 free films, documentaries and training videos)
. eResearch resources (such as Encyclopedia Britannica and the History Reference Centre)
. Kids Online (includes Story Box Library, online learning games, coding and more).
It's easy, simply sign up online here: https://bit.ly/39gf1FI
If you are a member of Bathurst Library, you can already access these resources with your membership number and PIN. See our website for details https://bit.ly/3bptkJn and contact us Mon-Fri 9am-5pm if you need assistance.
Events that are cancelled or postponed:
- Sustainable Living Expo and An Evening with Ed - cancelled; refunds will be provided.
- Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour - rescheduled to November.
- Heritage Trades Trail - cancelled; refunds will be provided.
- Chase the Rainbow - cancelled