Live and Work

Considering a move to Bathurst? Relocating to Bathurst will be a great adventure. Explore some excellent reasons why a move to Bathurst will change your life for the better.


Affordability is one of Bathurst’s key strengths. The median house price is $404,439 compared with the NSW average of $711,006 (Hometrack 2017). The average weekly rental for a house in Bathurst is $335, significantly lower than the NSW average of $450 (Hometrack 2017).

Great Community Infrastructure

A first class Entertainment Centre, Regional Art Gallery, Indoor aquatic centre, 3 museums and regional sporting fields are only a part of the great community infrastructure that supports the Bathurst community.


Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. There is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.

Education Hub

As a demographically young city with the median age being 37, Bathurst is supported by a strong educational sector. There are over 60 institutions from the headquarters of Charles Sturt University, to 6 high schools and your choice of childcare centres. Learning can be a lifelong experience in Bathurst.


With Bathurst’s economy growing steadily, there is something on offer for everyone in terms of career opportunities. Visit the Evojobs website for current job vacancies in Bathurst.

Bathurst has an enviable unemployment figure consistently below the state average which was 3.47% in March 2018.
(Australian Bureau of Statistics)

Bathurst’s continual growth and sound infrastructure makes it the ideal location for those wanting to branch out and start your own business. There’s no better place to make your dream a reality and become your own ‘Boss’.

There are a number of major State and Federal regional government offices based in Bathurst offering a diverse range of careers, with the Bathurst Health Service and the large Education sector adding to that diversity. Bathurst is also home to a strong manufacturing industry through the likes of Devro, Simplot and Mars Petcare.

Need further information? Contact a relocation specialist on 02 6333 6182.