Australian Towns & Cities
New South Wales: Bathurst
Incorporating photos and Information from Michael Greenslade's former Australian Towns, Cities and Highways site

Bathurst, Australia's oldest inland city lies at the junction of the Great Western, Mid Western and Mitchell Highways was originally a convict settlement before gold was discovered in the area in 1851. Since then it has grown as a regional city with its main industries vegetables, engineering and education. The city is host to a annual motor racing event held at nearby Mount Panorama, of which serves excellent views of the city and surrounds. The city itself is very picturesque - city centre is lined with a large collection of colourful antique buildings with interesting and green parklands to compliment.


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NEW Mount Panorama:
View of Mt Panorama from Panorama Av, Bathurst, December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW Willam Street & Keppel Street:
William Street, heading north-east at the Keppel St roundabout, Bathurst, December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW William Street & Howick Street:
William Street, again heading north-east at the Howick St intersection, Bathurst, December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW Bathurst Town Centre:
View of William St, Bathurst, December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

1 Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census Quickstats, Bathurst (UCL)

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