Venues given green light to open later for Bathurst SuperFest


Bathurst’s licensed venues can stay open an extra two hours this Sunday so motor sports fans can kick on after the Bathurst SuperFest final.

Eligible venues in the Bathurst Regional LGA can now operate until midnight on Sunday night, 25 February as part of the NSW Government’s trading extensions for special events.

Under the extensions, venues can open their doors longer for special cultural and sporting events, helping to boost local night-time economies.

As the year progresses, the NSW Government expects to list additional special events, further enriching NSW’s nightlife and cultural offerings across the regions.

For Bathurst SuperFest, this extended trading applies to all eligible licensed venues in Abercrombie, Bathurst, Eglinton, Kelso, Llanarth, Mitchell, Mount Panorama, Orton Park, Perthville, Raglan, South Bathurst, West Bathurst and Windradyne.

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Minister for Music and the Night-time Economy John Graham said: “Bathurst is a big moment on the motor sports calendar, bringing more than 18,500 visitors.

“I am pleased local hospitality venues can welcome visitors later with our extended trading, enabling them to fully reap the benefits and provide the experiences that will keep people coming back next year.”

Minister for Gaming and Racing David Harris said: “Local pubs, clubs and bars play a crucial role in the social fabric of regional communities like Bathurst.

“The NSW Government is committed to creating additional opportunities for hospitality venues during special events, like this weekend’s SuperFest final.

“Allowing for extended trading hours across a diverse mix of special events helps locals and visitors to really soak up the atmosphere, delivering a better experience for everyone across our finest sporting and cultural events.”

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