Interpretation & Promotion

Council has established the 2015 Bicentenary Committee to develop a program of events, activities and projects to celebrate the City's 200th year.

Council has undertaken a number of interpretive projects including:

  • Cobb & Co. heritage trails
  • Various brochures, e.g. Chinese heritage
  • Bathurst & Kelso heritage trails
  • 100 Lives of the Bathurst Cemetery & Bathurst
  • Rural cemetery booklets.

Exciting new projects currently being undertaken include:

  • The Pillars of Bathurst cultural garden – celebrating the lives of past Bathurstians.  For nomination forms and further information visit yoursay.bathurst.nsw.gov.au
  • Government settlement interpretation project – heritage trail of sites and stories of Bathurst's early Government settlement between 1815 and 1840.
  • Council also provides funding through its Conservation and Interpretation fund to assist community groups and individuals on interpretation projects. Recent projects include:
  • Town square interpretive signage & thematic history.
  • Long Swamp and Mt Carmel rural cemetery interpretive signs.
  • Rockley Mill banners
  • Interpretation signs at Sunny Corner and the Howitzer Gun.