Bathurst Regional Council welcomes all visitors to the Bathurst Winter Festival. We are dedicated to continually improving access to all visitors and welcome feedback and suggestions on any accessibility-related issues – if you would like to give your feedback, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink

Wheelchair Access is available into the Ice Rink via a ramp.


LiveBetter is open 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Saturday for anyone requiring additional changeroom facilities. If you are traveling outside of these hours, please contact LiveBetter to discuss further options.

LiveBetter All Abilities Day, Friday 12 July 2019

Empowering those with a disability to enjoy the fun of the Bathurst Winter Festival

The LiveBetter All Abilities Day on Friday 12 July will run with limited capacity on the McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink to ensure all abilities can join in the festival fun.

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Cost: $8 per person (carers do not require a ticket)
To Book: Contact LiveBetter on 0428 068 776 or Council on 6333 6111


Illuminations will be displayed each night of the festival from dusk until 10 pm at:
• Bathurst Court House
• Court House Lane
• The Fernery, Machattie Park
• The Cathedral of St Michael & St John

Wheelchair access is available along the footpaths near each of the Illumination locations.

Feature Events: 6 July and 13 July

Disability access for the Feature Events is available via Corner George Street and Russell Street.

Disability parking is available on William and George Street and RSL car park

Other Accessibility

ReadSpeaker is available on the Bathurst Winter Festival website. For more information on Readspeaker click here

Contact Us

For access information, bookings for LiveBetter Ice Skating Sessions or feedback, contact Bathurst Regional Council on 6333 6111