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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

Local Schools, Local Stories

I recently visited the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum (AFMM) along with some students from Bathurst Public School. The students have created a project for the Local Schools, Local Stories Showcase at the museum called The Story of Ralph Entwistle.

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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

Chifley Dam Algae Status

Green StoplightA RED level alert is currently in place for Chifley Dam.  For further information including stock alerts, please click here. 


Environment Protection Authority - Pollution Incident Response Management Plans and Data
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Acknowledgement of Country

Bathurst Regional Council acknowledges the Wiradjuri People as Traditional Custodians of the land in the Bathurst Region. Council pays respect to Wiradjuri Elders, past, present, and emerging and acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live, work and play in the Bathurst region. Council acknowledges the history, stories, traditions and cultural practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and commits to Yindyamarra ways – to do slowly, to respect, to be gentle, to be polite and to honour.

Garage Sale Trail

Weekend 1 | Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 November 2022

Weekend 2 | Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 November 2022


Garage Sale Trail

Australia's festival of pre-loved stuff returns to the Bathurst region this spring with epic stuff at 80's prices as the Garage Sale Trail goes retro in 2022.

Don your bum bag for two big weekends of garage sales held simultaneously in garages, unit blocks, schools and ovals around the nation on 12-13 & 19-20 November. The festival is dedicated to helping you extend the life of your stuff and find pre-loved gems.


Hold a sale on the Bathurst Garage Sale Trail

It's free, easy and anyone can do it, whether you're a household, community group, a whole street, school or even a local business. The Garage Sale Trail team provide all the tips, support and promotional materials you need to sell big and advertise what is on offer.

Registrations now open. Register to:

  • Download a free pack of promo goodies.
  • Get ideas and advice from the garage sale pros.
  • Benefit from local and nationwide media coverage.
  • Be part of a nationwide movement making a big impact.


or print the registration form HERE and post it to:

Att: Events Team
Bathurst Regional Council
PMB 17
Bathurst NSW 2795


Shop the Bathurst Garage Sale Trail

With over three million items set free from cupboards, sheds and garages across the nation, get ready to shop epic stuff at 80s prices on this year’s Garage Sale Trail.

From acid wash denim to leg warmers, vintage vinyl, Rubiks cubes and even the odd banana phone, there’s something for everyone on Australia’s biggest pre-loved treasure hunt.




List last updated 2:30pm 18.11.2022


Trail Tutorials

This year the Garage Sale Trail are also offering three free online workshops as part of the Trail Tutorials between 29 October and 5 November. A series of inspiring and educational online talks about sustainable fashion and home renovation.

Hosted by an all-star cast including renovation guru Barry du Bois (Network Ten’s The Living Room), Walkley-award-winning journalist Annabel Crabb (ABC’s Ms Represented) & comedian and waste warrior Craig Reucassel (ABC’s War On Waste).

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For all event enquiries, please contact Bathurst Regional Council's Events Team.