About Central West
The Central West is a region of New South Wales,
Australia. The Central West region is
geographically in eastern New South Wales, in the
area west of the Blue Mountains, which are west of
Sydney. Central West has an area of 63,262 square
kilometres (24,426 sq mi).
Major population and service centres in the
Central West include the cities of Bathurst and
Orange; and the large towns of Cowra and Parkes.
Bathurst and Orange are home to campuses
of Charles Sturt University, the only main provider
of university education for the region.