SEGRA is back on the 26–28 October 2016

SEGRA - Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia

SEGRA 2015 Delegate Fact Sheet

Welcome to SEGRA 2015. We hope that the following information will assist in your travel arrangements and attendance at SEGRA. To access the most up to date program, please visit the website program page.


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Travelling to Bathurst

Airport

Train

Bus / Coach

Taxi

Car Rental

Conference Venue

Accommodation

What to See and Do

Climate

Conference Dress Code

SEGRA Registration Desk

Workshop Registrations

Functions

Travelling to Bathurst

Located on the banks of the Macquarie River in the Central Tablelands Region of New South Wales, Bathurst is one of the Australia's fastest growing modern regional cities. It is home to the Wiradjuri people and is the site of Australia's oldest inland European settlement.

Regional Express (REX) operates 6 flights a day Monday to Friday to and from Sydney and weekend services. For more information: http://www.rex.com.au/

Bathurst is a 2.5 - 3 hour drive or 40 minute flight from Sydney.

Airport

Bathurst Regional Airport is located approx. 10.8 kms / 15 mins drive from the conference venue - Charles Sturt University (CSU).

Train

Countrylink offers daily trains to Bathurst from Sydney Central with selected stops on the way. Travel time is approximately 3.5 hours. CityRail has a daily return service (Outback Explorer) from Sydney to Bathurst. Both services stop at the Bathurst Railway Station located at the bottom of Keppel Street.

For more information:

Countrylink - http://www.nswtrainlink.info/

CityRail - http://www.sydneytrains.info/

Bus / Coach

Australia Wide Coaches offers daily non-stop express services to and from Sydney. The coach originates in neighbouring Orange, and require passengers to pre-book their seats for collection in Bathurst. Travel time is approximately 3.5 hours.

For more information: Australia Wide Coaches - http://www.austwidecoaches.com.au/

Taxi

Taxis are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Prebook a taxi by phoning Bathurst Taxis on 131 008 or 02 6325 0004.

Car Rental

Bathurst has a range of car rental companies, all who accept pick ups and drop offs including: Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty operate from car rental.

Prebook a rental vehicle by phoning your preferred agent.

Avis: 13 63 33

Budget: 13 27 27

Hertz: 13 30 39

Thrifty: 1300 36 72 27

Conference Venue

Charles Sturt University, Bathurst Campus
Panorama Ave 
Bathurst, NSW, 2795, Australia
+61 2 6338 4000

http://www.csu.edu.au/about/locations/bathurst

Accommodation


See Accommodation Page

 

What to See and Do

Download a brochure on what local attractions to visit in Bathurst

Climate

The average temperatures in Spring (September to November) are Min 6.2°C and Max 20°C.

Conference Dress Code

During the conference program and networking dinner, smart casual dress is appropriate. The dress for the other evening functions is generally semi-formal.

SEGRA Registration Desk

Monday, 19 October 5:30pm – 7:15pm (Location: Mayoral Welcome Cocktail Reception, Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum, 224 Howick Street, Bathurst NSW 2795)

Tuesday, 20 October 6:30am – 5:00pm (Building: 1413 - Rafters Bar)

Wednesday, 21 October 6:30am – 5:00pm (Building: 1413 - Rafters Bar)

Thursday, 22 October 7:00am – 10:30am (Building: 1413 - Rafters Bar)

Workshop and Study Tour Registrations

The programs will commence promptly so please arrive and register at least 15 minutes prior to start time. All workshops and study tours include morning tea and lunch.

Day 3 Thursday, 22 October 2015  Workshops
9:00am - 1:00pm Geotrails: creating new journeys for geotourism
9:00am - 1:00pm Right Start Right Project
9:00am - 1:00pm Free Trade Agreements
9:00am - 1:00pm Murray Darling Basin Round Table
  Study Tours
9:00am - 1:00pm Events in Regional Australia: the Bathurst Story
8:30am - 3:00pm Taste Orange: celebrating food festival success

Functions

See Networking and Events Page

 

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