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Civic Centre Hours 8:30am - 4:45pm (Monday to Friday, except Public Holidays)

Telephone (02) 6333 6111
After Hours (02) 6334 2795
Civic Centre Hours 8:30am - 4:45pm (Monday to Friday, except Public Holidays)
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From the Mayor's Desk


Congratulations to everyone in our community for your continued commitment to getting the Covid-19 vaccination. According to the latest statistics released by the Australian Government’s Operation COVID Shield, as at 17 October, 93.1 per cent of the Bathurst Local Government Area population aged over 15 have received their first dose and 81.8 per cent have had their second dose.

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Waste Management Centre (TIP)

is open seven days a week except Good Friday and Christmas Day. 
Monday to Friday 7:30am–4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday

Current Water Restriction Level is HIGH

High Water Restrictions

5 October 2021 Chifley Dam Level is at 100.9%
Chifley Dam is OPEN.  
Please use COVID safe practices while at the Dam.
More Information:

Chifley Dam Algae Status

Amber StoplightA GREEN Level alert is currently in place for Chifley Dam.  For further information including stock alerts, please click here. 


Council Services Re-opening

Council's reopening schedule

Council will undertake  a staged reopening of our facilities from Thursday 14 October, starting with the Bathurst Visitor Information Centre.  The Civic Centre, Library, Art Gallery, BMEC and Museums will begin to open their doors from Monday 18 October.

Council is still providing services to the community via phone and email from these facilities.

Visitors to Council's buildings will be required to QR code in, show proof of vaccination and wear a face mask in indoor settings.  A concierge service will be in place at the entry to our buildings to ensure entry conditions are being met.  If you are unable to meet the entry requirements we will be able to assist you via phone or email. 

Civic Centre Administration Building:   Reopening, Monday 18 October. Customer service available via phone 6333 6111 or email   NOTE: Development Applications can be lodged online via the Planning Portal

Bathurst Library: Reopening  Monday 18 October. Enquiries available via phone 6333 6281 Borrowing still available online via our digital collection

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery: Reopening Tuesday 19 October. Enquiries via phone 6333 6555

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre: Reopening to be confirmed. Box office enquiries available via phone 6333 6161

Bathurst Visitor Information Centre: Reopening Thursday 14 October. Enquiries via phone 6332 1444 or email

Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum  Reopening Thursday 21 October. Enquiries via phone 6333 6543

National Motor Racing Museum Reopening Wednesday 20 October. Enquiries via phone 6333 6543

Bathurst Rail Museum Reopening Friday 22 October. Enquiries via phone 6333 6543

Chifley Home & Education Centre: Remains closed. Enquiries via phone 6333 6543

Kelso Community Hub: Taking bookings from third parties from 18 October. Enquiries via phone 6333 6523

Small Animal Pound: Ring to enquire regarding pet adoptions. Rangers will continue to respond to urgent animal control issues. Phone 6333 6111

Bathurst Children’s Services: Open with appropriate measures in place. Enquiries via phone 6333 6560

Aerodrome: Open with services provided by Regional Express Airlines according to their current schedule

Waste Management Centre: Open 

Kerbside Collection: Continues as usual

Chifley Dam:  Open

Parks/playgrounds/public toilets: Open

If you require additional information regarding the management of coronavirus, NSW Health is the responsible agency. Their website contains fact sheets, advice and relevant medical information. or you can contact Service NSW on 13 77 88 with your COVID related enquiries.