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Bathurst Danger and Warnings

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Personal Security in Bathurst, New South Wales

Bathurst is a regional city located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. While it is generally considered safe, like any other city, there are certain dangers and warnings that residents and visitors should be aware of to ensure personal security.


  • Crime: While the crime rate in Bathurst is relatively low, incidents of theft and vandalism are not uncommon. It is important to be aware of your surroundings and avoid leaving valuables unattended.
  • Traffic: The roads in Bathurst can be busy, particularly during peak hours, and it is important to follow road rules to avoid accidents.


  • Bushfires: Bushfires are a significant risk in the Bathurst region, particularly during the summer months. Residents and visitors should stay informed about fire danger ratings and be prepared to evacuate if necessary.
  • Extreme weather: Bathurst experiences a range of extreme weather conditions, including heatwaves, thunderstorms, and snowfall in winter. It is important to stay informed about weather conditions and take appropriate precautions.

Emergency Services

In the event of an emergency in Bathurst, you can contact the following services:

  • Police: Dial 000 for emergencies or 131 444 for non-emergencies
  • Fire and Rescue NSW: Dial 000 for emergencies or (02) 6332 8200 for non-emergencies
  • Ambulance: Dial 000 for emergencies or 131 233 for non-emergencies

Additional Resources

For more information about personal security, dangers and warnings in Bathurst, you can visit the following websites:

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