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Applications open for Great Southern Nights music event

3 August 2020

Music venues across the state can now apply for support to host a gig as part of NSW’s industry-leading new music event, Great Southern Nights, in November.

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NSW to shine on leading Network 10 lifestyle shows and inspire future travel

24 July 2020

NSW will star exclusively in all 10 episodes of Taste of Australia season 2, and feature in segments across seven episodes of The Living Room, showcasing some of the state’s top tourism destinations and experiences to Network 10 viewers from July to November.

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Register now for online tourism industry development program

16 July 2020

Tourism businesses can now register for a series of free online industry events to hear expert advice about the domestic market, how to sell bookable products online and how to work with different distribution partners.

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New tools for tourism businesses to get involved in Love NSW campaign

3 July 2020

Two new industry toolkits have been released to help NSW tourism businesses get involved in the state’s tourism recovery campaign, Now’s The Time To Love NSW.

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NSW to host FIFA Women’s Football World Cup 2023 matches

26 June 2020

The world’s largest women’s sporting event is coming to New South Wales after Australia and New Zealand won the rights to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™.

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59 Regional events receive Government funding to boost local tourism economies

26 June 2020

Regional New South Wales will receive a welcome boost to tourism with 59 events to share in the NSW Government’s $1 million 2020 Regional Event Fund.

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NSW to benefit from event management scholarship program

24 June 2020

Future industry leaders living in regional areas across the State can now apply for one of 12 event management scholarships thanks to the NSW Government’s partnership with Meetings and Events Australia (MEA).

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Port Stephens’ natural beauty on show in new tourism campaign

24 June 2020

The natural wonders of Port Stephens will feature at the heart of a new joint tourism campaign, designed to inspire young active couples to book a trip to the region.

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New music event brings 1000 gigs to Sydney and NSW – huge boost for tourism and artists

13 June 2020

A new music event will bring 1,000 COVID-safe gigs to Sydney and regional NSW in November, giving Australian artists a welcome boost and turbocharging live music venues across the state.

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Reboot 2020 in NSW, One Adventure at a Time

1 June 2020

Destination NSW today releases its list of top NSW travel experiences, 213 Ways to Reboot 2020 in NSW, so travellers can make the most of the 213 days that remain in the year once travel bans lift on 1 June.

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