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Pushing the Boundaries: Facilitation Frontiers  
Charles Sturt University, Bathurst - New South Wales, Australia
26-28 November 2008

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The following suggestions are intended to enhance the visit by participants to Bathurst.  Participants are responsible for making their own enquiries regarding the appropriateness of their undertaking any tour or visit and the associated transport and equipment requirements for their safety and comfort.
A Bathurst Region Tour Planner and other information and advice can be obtained from:
Bathurst Visitor Information Centre   (Kendall Ave & Great Western Highway)   Open 7 days 9am-5pm  
Tel: +61-2-6332-1444      Fax: +61-2-6332-2333      Freecall within Australia:  1800-68-1000  
Email:      Web:
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See also Bathurst District Historical Background   and   Bathurst District Touring
Bathurst Historical Society
East Wing, Courthouse bldg,
City Centre
Museum, displays, bookshop 
Bathurst Court House
City Centre
Outstanding Victorian design c.1880
Kings Parade
City Centre
Evans and Boer War Memorials; carillon 
Machattie Park
City Centre
19th century country town park; Charles Darwin plaque
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel St
Includes Lloyd Rees collection; free admission; guided tours 
Bicentennial Park precinct 

William & Stanley Sts

On banks of the Macquarie River; peace park, Okhuma Japanese Garden, 'Conversation' sculpture 
Heritage Wall
Plaques record pioneer settler families
Foundation cairn
Marks proclamation of Bathurst by Gov Macquarie 1815
Old Government Cottage
Stanley St behind
1 George St
Oldest remaining colonial building c.1817; open for inspection 
Ben Chifley's home 
10 Busby St
House museum open for inspection; home to post-war Prime Minister (see story)
Miss Traill's Cottage & Garden
321 Russell St
House museum and garden open for inspection; built 1845; National Trust property
Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum
224 Howick St
Houses Somerville Collection; one of Australia's finest collections 
Mount Panorama

Racing circuit (public road; see story); National Motor Racing Museum; wineries; Bathurst Goldfields reconstruction; nature park, walking trails; lookouts over Bathurst & plains 
Sheep & Cattle Drome; Bathurst Observatory 
Limekilns Rd, Kelso
Exhibition, performances, activities
Bathurst Army Camp, Migrant Centre 
Limekilns Rd, Kelso
Girrawaa Creative Arts Centre
Bathurst Correctional Centre, Browning St
Sells a range of authentic Koori products
For further information see:
Bathurst Town & Around External link
Bathurst Visitor Information Centre External link
Bathurst & Surrounds (Tourism NSW)
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