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FAQ

How do I find a job in Bathurst?

The best way to find a job in Bathurst is to go to the Evojobs website. This website has been developed to coincide with the Evocities campaign and aims to provide a gateway for job-seekers, employers and employment agencies to find jobs as well as advertise opportunities. The Evojobs website is the one stop shop when it comes to searching for jobs in Bathurst, as it lists jobs specific to the Bathurst area. 

Job seekers can create an account, browse through and apply for local jobs and receive regular notifications of new jobs that become available within any given category.

Visit evojobs.com.au or for more information call 1800 448 896.

Bathurst has some great employment and business opportunities, including career progression for individuals and families looking to take the next step, pursue an employment change or start their own business. Key opportunities can be found in health, education, government departments and construction to name a few.

Health Care and Social Assistance accounts for more than 14% of all Bathurst’s employment. Professional and allied health opportunities are growing across the city and region. As the city continues to thrive, there will be an increase in career choices.

Major Employers Include:

- Charles Sturt University

- Western NSW Local Health

- Bathurst Regional Council

- Spatial Services

The median house price for Bathurst sits around $404,000. This is around $156,000 lower compared to the NSW average. 

What is the weather like?

Bathurst enjoys the experience of four distinct seasons. With the turning of the leaves in autumn, occasional snowfalls in winter and beautiful blossoms in spring. Average summer temperatures are: 

- Min 12.8C 

- Max 27.3C

The average winter temperatures are:  

- Min 1.1C 

- Max 12.2C

Average annual rainfall is an expected 638mm (Bureau of Meteorology, 2018).

Do you have a private hospital?

Bathurst residents receive high-quality health care and ancillary services via the public hospital - Bathurst Base Hospital as well as a private day surgery unit. Bathurst is a regional training centre for GP’s and a new cardiology facility has also recently opened. Other specialist services include oncology, obstetrics, radiology, physiotherapy, pediatrics, mental health, and aged-care.

How long does it take to get from Bathurst to Sydney?

Bathurst is located only two and a half hours drive from Sydney, and is the gateway to Central West NSW. Being only 200km from Sydney, means travel to and from Sydney can easily be done in one day. Bathurst is well-serviced by air, rail and coach services. There are six flights per day into Sydney with connecting flights to other key city centres. Bathurst is also serviced by its own bus service and of course, you’ll enjoy stress and traffic free travel on the roads in and around Bathurst.

What is the population of Bathurst? 

The official population for the Bathurst Regional Council area is 42,900 with a median age of residents being 37. Bathurst is one of the fastest growing regional centres in NSW and welcomes on average approximately 500 new residents each year.

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