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Sydney named Cruise Critic’s Best Homeport in 2019

10 December 2019

Sydney has been named Best Homeport by editors of the world’s largest cruise reviews site, Cruise Critic.

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Riverina accommodation receives a boost from NSW Government funding

9 December 2019

The Riverina is set to welcome more overnight visitors following a NSW Government grant to assist with the construction of an additional accommodation wing for the Brolga Hotel Motel.

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NSW Pro Surf Series brings best up-and-comers to regional NSW beaches

5 December 2019

Three World Surf League Qualifying Series events will be held across NSW beaches in early 2020 for the Vissla NSW Pro Surf Series.

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Fashion Week debuts new look In 2020

2 December 2019

The public will be able to enjoy designer runway shows on the same night as media and industry at a new-look Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in 2020.

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Growing Sydney’s night-time economy

28 November 2019

The NSW Government will enhance Sydney’s night-time economy with extended trading hours for venues and bottle shops, a relaxation of after-midnight drink rules and other changes to be introduced from January.

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WSL Sydney Surf Pro “Drops In” To Manly For 2020-2022

19 November 2019

Manly will host the World Surf League’s newest event – the Sydney Surf Pro – over the next three years.

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Tourism’s night of nights crowns NSW’s top businesses

15 November 2019

The State was on show last night as the NSW Tourism Awards crowned the winners in 27 categories, including the NSW Government’s signature event, Vivid Sydney, which took out the Major Festivals and Events Category.

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Vivid Sydney wins major Tourism Award

14 November 2019

Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, has been named NSW’s best major festival and event at the NSW Tourism Awards.

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NSW Home to Walkeys for Two Years

8 November 2019

NSW will be home to the esteemed Walkley Awards gala for two years, attracting the country’s best journalists, photographers, editors and media professionals to Sydney and regional NSW to celebrate Australia’s rich media landscape.

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Take a Bush Break – flight sale for regional NSW

30 October 2019

Sydneysiders are encouraged to book a NSW Bush Break in the next six months, with Qantas launching a sale on airfares to regional NSW today until next Wednesday 6 November.

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