Looking for stability and strong growth? Invest in the Bathurst Region.

Choose to invest in an economy grounded by diverse, recession-resilient industries with a focus on the future.

Less than a three-hour drive from the Sydney CBD, the Bathurst Region offers new and established businesses a strong and dynamic economic environment to support prosperity and growth.

Over 3,500 businesses call the Bathurst Region home, taking advantage of a wide range of transport options, easy access to Sydney and Canberra, and all the benefits of an attractive, vibrant lifestyle in an engaging, forward-thinking community.

An attractive mix of low business costs, a diverse workforce, strong digital and physical connectivity, and a supportive business environment provides the perfect setting for serious for business success. The region’s proximity to Sydney, strong business networks and transport infrastructure also make Bathurst the ideal growth centre.

The Bathurst Region is home to nearly 44,000 people. The region is forecast to be one of the largest population centres in the Central West Region by 2041, with a population of 58,600 projected. Bathurst is part of an interconnected workforce that includes Orange, Lithgow, Oberon, Blayney and Cabonne, given the Bathurst Region a total employment catchment of close to 75,000 workers.

Discover why the Bathurst Region means business below.


If you'd like to see more of the beautiful attractions of our region, or discover events and activities, visit the Bathurst tourism website .

To find a business, shop, café or more in the Bathurst Region, check out our comprehensive business directory.