Media Releases

All the latest news releases about tourism and events in NSW.

Subscribe to the RSS feed

Tourism funding boost for NSW North Coast

25 July 2017

The NSW Government today announced a dedicated Flood Recovery Support Program worth $300,000 to help drive visitors back to the NSW North Coast this Spring.

Read more about Tourism funding boost for NSW North Coast

NSW celebrated in Russell Crowe’s latest music video

24 July 2017

Destination NSW has partnered with Russell Crowe’s musical project The Indoor Garden Party for the band’s new music video for the single Out of Range, which features an array of spectacular New South Wales vision.

Read more about NSW celebrated in Russell Crowe’s latest music video

Hawkesbury to host first world 24-hour obstable course racing championship

20 July 2017

In a global-first, the world championship for 24-hour obstacle course racing will be held in the Hawkesbury next year, Member for Hawkesbury Dominic Perrottet announced today.

Read more about Hawkesbury to host first world 24-hour obstable course racing championship

Lismore to host Barbarians Rugby tour match

19 July 2017

Lismore will host an exclusive Barbarians Rugby match when the famous international team tours NSW in October, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall and Member for Lismore Thomas George announced today.

Read more about Lismore to host Barbarians Rugby tour match

Destination NSW appoints Business Development Manager for Shanghai

17 July 2017

Destination NSW Chief Executive Officer Sandra Chipchase today announced the appointment of Ms Celine Dong, as the new Business Development Manager for Shanghai.

Read more about Destination NSW appoints Business Development Manager for Shanghai

Sydney voted number one city by Travel + Leisure

12 July 2017

Sydney’s iconic landmarks, stunning beaches and vibrant food and wine scene have continued to resonate with travellers with the city once again voted the number one city in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific at the 22nd annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards.

Read more about Sydney voted number one city by Travel + Leisure

Arsenal FC touch down in Sydney

11 July 2017

Capacity crowds will pack ANZ Stadium this week, as English Premier League giants Arsenal FC take on Sydney FC and the Western Sydney Wanderers in two blockbuster matches.

Read more about Arsenal FC touch down in Sydney

NSW popular for walking holidays

11 July 2017

More than 4.3 million domestic and international overnight visitors last year choose to hike in NSW as part of a holiday experience, up 5.2 per cent on the previous year*.

Read more about NSW popular for walking holidays