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NSW hits the accelerator on securing Supercars events across the state

19 October 2020

NSW continues to reinforce its profile as a globally renowned destination for motorsport, with the NSW Government supporting a number of key events as part of a new long-term agreement with Supercars Australia.

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Tickets on sale now for hundreds of Great Southern Nights gigs

17 October 2020

More than 2,500 artists and 300-plus live music venues across NSW are primed for the Australian-first music event, Great Southern Nights, with tickets for over 900 gigs now on sale.

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Australian Fashion Week to return in 2021, new title sponsor secured

16 October 2020

Australian Fashion Week will return next year with a new title sponsor, Afterpay, supporting delivery of the world-class event at Sydney’s Carriageworks.

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Vivid Sydney 2021 dates released, work begins on Vivid Light

14 October 2020

The largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere – Vivid Sydney – will return from 6 to 28 August 2021.

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Scholarships to upskill event managers in Regional NSW

7 October 2020

The NSW Government will fund 12 Diploma of Event Management scholarships to help upskill and create more job opportunities for those living in regional communities across the state.

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Government funding boost for Australian Surf Rowers League Open

2 October 2020

Australia’s biggest surf boat racing event will return to the shores of NSW for another three years, thanks to a funding boost from the NSW Government.

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Time to explore NSW – rebooting tourism in 2020

22 September 2020

The NSW Government is calling on all Sydneysiders and NSW residents to be a COVID safe tourist in their own backyard and support local businesses by booking tours and visiting attractions.

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All work and no play? Time to take a Sydney ‘Playcay’

21 September 2020

Sydney residents are being called upon to support their Harbour City by making time for “play” and booking an overnight city stay to experience everything the city still has to offer, right on their doorstep.

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NSW Government showcases Sydney through ATC partnership

14 September 2020

The NSW Government has partnered with the Australian Turf Club (ATC) for the esteemed Everest Carnival to create new opportunities to promote NSW and Sydney as the leading destination for major events and lifestyle experiences.

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NSW accommodation properties shine on Hotels by Design

11 September 2020

Eight NSW accommodation properties in Sydney, Byron Bay, Wagga Wagga, Orange and Cabarita Beach will feature on the upcoming season of Hotels by Design, airing in Australia from this Saturday.

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