COVID-19 and the Bathurst Region

Updates and Information

The Bathurst Visitor Information Centre is a registered COVID-Safe business. The majority of attractions in and around Bathurst are also proudly open for business. We recommend contacting individual operators to check their current opening times and entry requirements.

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

 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 are travelling from COVID-19 affected areas.

The Bathurst region welcomes responsible travellers and asks all those considering a visit to the region to always follow the latest advice concerning COVID-19 and travel from NSW Government, as this may change quickly in the event of an outbreak.

Greater Sydney Rules

From 26 June to 30 July 2021

People from or who have been in Greater Sydney, including Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour on or after June 21 must follow stay-at-home orders, only leaving for essential reasons. Residents outside these areas must not enter Greater Sydney without a reasonable excuse unless returning home.

Central West Rules

From 21 July to 28 July 2021

People from or who have been in the Orange, Blayney or Cabonne local government areas on or after 17 July must follow stay-at-home orders, only leaving for essential reasons. Residents from these areas must not travel outside their LGA without a reasonable excuse unless returning home, stay at home rules apply for 14 days upon return.

Face Mask Rules

From 26 June to 30 July 2021

It is a requirement in NSW to wear a fitted face mask in all indoor non-residential premises including workplaces. Residents of Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour, and Orange, Blayney and Cabonne must also carry a face mask at all times when in these areas.
Need more advice?

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

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