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From the Mayor's Desk

Council has been working with our community to preserve precious water resources. By being water wise, we can all help make our water supply available for times when we really need it.
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Wed Nov 21 @18:00 - 08:00PM
Ordinary Council Meeting
Thu Nov 22 @18:00 -
Wattle Flat Village Meeting
Wed Dec 05 @18:00 - 08:00PM
Policy Committee
Sun Dec 09 @09:00 - 01:00PM
Garage Sale
Wed Dec 12 @18:00 - 08:00PM
Ordinary Council Meeting

Environment Protection Authority - Pollution Incident Response Management Plans and Data
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Water Wise Tip of the Week

‘You can’t always count on the rain’

Because we can’t always count on the rain when and where we want it, we need to be ready for those periods when conditions are dry. That means planning for our water future now by saving water at home and at work. What we all do makes a difference. Use the link below for information, videos and factsheets to help futureproof Bathurst’s water supply.


Chifley Dam Algae Status

Amber StoplightGreen Level alert currently in place for Chifley Dam.  Chifley Dam is Open for all water related recreational activities. For further information please click here..

Free Water for Verified Primary Producers

Key Features


Bathurst Regional Airport is a Licensed Security Airport in accordance with Civil Aviation Regulations and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).  As a result, a high degree of safety requirements and regulatory controls are in place.


Security Measures

  • Independent annual safety audits by CASA
  • Secure Baggage, Security Fencing, Close Circuit TV Cameras internal and external to the Terminal
  • Formal Maintenance, Safety and Security Plans
  • Regular security conducted by the RRDT (Regional Rapid Deployment Team)
  • Daily safety inspections by Senior Groundsman who is on call 24 hours





 Airport Runways

  • The main runway is 1.7 km in length with a bitumen sealed surface
  • The secondary runway is 1.3 km in length with a gravel surface, for use by small aircraft only
  • Glider strips runs parallel to the main runway and the secondary runway 
  • Pilot activated Runway Edge Lighting  




Navigational Aids

  • Automatic Weather Station
  • Non Directional Beacon Radio Transmitter (NDB)
  • Aerodrome Frequency Response Unit “Beep Back” (frequency identifying Bathurst Airport)
  • Private Aircraft Hangars
  • Air conditioned Passenger Terminal
  • Unrestricted Car Park (security video surveillance)
  • Public Transport – Taxi Stand  

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