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.
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.
Bathurst Regional Airport is located approx. 10.8 kms / 15 mins drive from the conference venue - Charles Sturt University (CSU).
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/
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/
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.
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
Charles Sturt University, Bathurst Campus
Bathurst, NSW, 2795, Australia
+61 2 6338 4000
Download a brochure on what local attractions to visit in Bathurst
The average temperatures in Spring (September to November) are Min 6.2°C and Max 20°C.
During the conference program and networking dinner, smart casual dress is appropriate. The dress for the other evening functions is generally semi-formal.
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)
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|
|9:00am - 1:00pm||Events in Regional Australia: the Bathurst Story|
|8:30am - 3:00pm||Taste Orange: celebrating food festival success|