Media Releases

Sydney scores crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier

25 January 2022

Sydney will host a must-win match between the Socceroos and Japan on Thursday 24 March, with qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on the line for both nations.

The NSW Government, through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, has partnered with Football Australia to secure the vital match, with Australia currently sitting just behind Japan in their World Cup qualification group.

Minister for Tourism and Sport Stuart Ayres said Sydney had kicked another goal for international sport as the nation’s sporting events capital.

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ELEVATE SYDNEY TAKES 2022 TO NEW HEIGHTS

6 January 2022

Sydney’s Cahill Expressway was transformed into a world-class stage for the free, outdoor five-day entertainment and cultural celebration ELEVATE Sydney.

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NSW riding high on wave of surfing tourism

17 December 2021

A new three-year partnership between the NSW Government and Surfing NSW will showcase the state’s stunning coastline to the world through the NSW Pro Surf Series.

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A New Year’s Eve welcome to Gadigal land

9 December 2021

Australia’s Indigenous cultures will be showcased on a global stage with a New Year’s Eve Welcome to Country that will call for inclusion, representation and celebration.

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Sydney New Year’s Eve – it’s going to be a cracker

9 December 2021

Sydney will ring out the old and ring in the new with a cracking night of celebrations this New Year’s Eve.

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50+ feature artists confirmed for Great Southern Nights Lineup

8 December 2021

Great Southern Nights is back with over 50 of Australia’s top artists locked in to feature in a month-long celebration of live music in early 2022.

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Sydney campaign shines a spotlight on Australia's number one visitor state

1 December 2021

Destination NSW extends its ‘Feel New’ tourism campaign with dedicated Sydney TV ad, creative and music release to welcome all to the state’s beating heart, Sydney.

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Sydney shines in new Tourism Campaign

1 December 2021

Destination NSW extends its ‘Feel New’ tourism campaign with dedicated Sydney TV ad, creative and music release to welcome all to the state’s beating heart, Sydney.

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Sydney in the spotlight and on the charts for new Tourism Campaign

1 December 2021

The NSW Government today unveiled an extension to its Feel New tourism marketing campaign, to drive domestic visitation to the Harbour City.

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