$6 million boost for NSW visitor economy
16 February 2021
The NSW Government is giving the State’s visitor economy a $6 million boost through funding and marketing programs to turbocharge Sydney and regional economies and create more jobs.
Night time expert to lead NSW 24-Hour Economy
9 February 2021
A strategy to unlock Sydney’s cultural and economic potential will be championed by Chair of the Night-Time Industries Association Michael Rodrigues who has been appointed as the 24-Hour Economy Commissioner.
NSW catches break on the global stage
6 February 2021
The world’s top surfers will compete in Newcastle from 1-11 April this year with the NSW Government securing the opening round of the prestigious World Surf League’s 2021 Championship Tour in Australia.
Sydney secures blockbuster exhibition featuring visionary abstract artist, Hilma af Klint
4 February 2021
Visitors and Sydneysiders will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with more than 100 artworks created by one of the world’s leading visionary artists.
Sydney to come alive with the sounds of Sunset Piazza
19 January 2021
A new COVID-safe outdoor concert series will give Sydneysiders the chance to immerse themselves in live performance and music, right in the heart of the city this summer.
NSW aims to be premier visitor economy of the Asia-Pacific by 2030
18 January 2021
A new roadmap outlines the NSW Government’s bold plan to make NSW the premier visitor economy of the Asia-Pacific by 2030.
NYE Passes go live as residents urged to book ahead, celebrate locally or from home
11 December 2020
Eligible NSW residents can now apply for a special New Year’s Eve Pass via nsw.gov.au as the State prepares to celebrate and look forward to 2021 with a sense of hope and optimism.
Sydney International Art Series returns featuring celebrated artists
11 December 2020
From the vibrant paintings of Henri Matisse to the immersive installations of Doug Aitken, the Sydney International Art Series (SIAS) will make a grand return in 2021.
Spectacular outdoor opera to return to Sydney
10 December 2020
Sydney will come alive with the spectacle and emotion of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour for another three years through a renewed partnership between the NSW Government and Opera Australia.
Great Southern Nights on song for NSW industry and music-lovers
9 December 2020
More than 75,000 tickets were sold to music-lovers for Great Southern Nights gigs, reviving live music across NSW, and supporting thousands of NSW jobs and hundreds of local communities.
Aussie musicians take NSW road trip to boost tourism recovery
29 November 2020
Some of Australia’s biggest names in music including Guy Sebastian, Amy Shark and Ocean Alley are headlining a new tourism campaign encouraging Australians to support regional NSW communities by taking a road trip.
NSW Government backs the recovery of the state’s visitor economy
17 November 2020
The NSW Government has strengthened its commitment to the state’s visitor economy, investing $200 million in the 2020-21 NSW Budget to drive visitation and visitor spending in NSW to pre-COVID levels by 2024.
Sydney puts on a show for Qantas Centenary
16 November 2020
Sydney has commemorated Qantas Airways’ 100-year anniversary by lighting up its iconic
Sydney Harbour Bridge as a larger-than-life birthday cake complete with illuminated candles that were blown out by a Qantas 787 as it did a low level overfly at 1,500 feet.