Homestay Hub

Real homes and real connections.

Welcome to Homestay Hub. An online platform to access information about Bathurst Regional Council’s Japanese Cultural Exchange Program. The Japanese Cultural Exchange program is based at The Bathurst Visitor Information Centre.

For many years, the Bathurst community have welcomed Japanese high school students into their homes for “short homestays”. An opportunity for students to experience life in Australia, practice their English skills and enjoy the sights of Bathurst & surrounds.

In 2021 the program was paused due to COVID-19.

We envisage the Japanese Homestay Cultural Exchange program to recommence in 2023.