COVID-19 and the Bathurst Region

Updates and Information

The Bathurst Visitor Information Centre is open to travellers who have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Our opening hours are
9:30 am – 4:30 pm,  7 days.
It is a requirement to show your vaccination certificate upon entry to our facility, or a valid medical exemption.

We recommend contacting individual businesses you plan to visit to check their up-to-date opening times and entry requirements and book ahead where possible.

When visiting, we kindly ask that you join the Bathurst community in practising appropriate social distancing and good hygiene to keep everyone safe. Please reconsider your trip to the Bathurst region if you are feeling unwell, or postpone your travel plans if you are coming from COVID-19 affected areas.

It is a requirement to use the Service NSW COVID-Safe check-in when entering all NSW businesses and workplaces from July 12, 2021.

Always follow the latest advice concerning COVID-19 and travel from NSW Government, as this may change quickly in the event of an outbreak.

Rules for fully vaccinated people in NSW

Rules have been updated and restrictions eased for people 16 years and over in NSW who have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and can show proof of their vaccination, or a valid medical exemption.

Rules for people who are not fully vaccinated

Restrictions still apply to people in NSW who have not received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, including for travel, visiting another household, outdoor recreation and exercise, and visiting certain businesses not deemed essential.

Travel to Regional NSW

Travel is now permitted between Greater Sydney, including Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour, and Regional NSW for people who have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as of 1 November 2021.

Face Mask Rules

It is a requirement in NSW for people over the age of 12 to wear a fitted face mask in all indoor non-residential premises, including retail businesses, workplaces, on public transport, or any time you cannot maintain 1.5 metres social distancing.
Need more advice?

Call the National Coronavirus Helpline for more information or advice about COVID-19 and travel.

Bathurst Regional Council additional support resources and information for business and community.

For further advice on interstate and international travel, visit the NSW COVID-19 website.