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Sydney set for stellar weekend of events

17 October 2019

Sydney will come alive this weekend with a raft of exceptional events bringing tens of thousands of visitors to NSW.

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Destination NSW Boss Calls Time

15 October 2019

After eight years in the State’s top promotional role, Destination NSW CEO and Executive Producer - Vivid Sydney, Sandra Chipchase, announced today that she is leaving the organisation.

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NSW smashes visitation records at home and abroad

9 October 2019

Visitation to NSW is at a record high with international and domestic tourists streaming to Sydney and the regions, latest data shows.

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NSW top ingredient for chef and TV star Curtis Stone

8 October 2019

NSW food and wine will star in an episode of award-winning chef Curtis Stone’s US series Field Trip with Curtis Stone and on the menu of Stone’s acclaimed LA restaurant Maude.

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Three more years in NSW for Nudie Australian Boardriders Battle National Final

4 October 2019

New South Wales has secured the final of the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle for another three years, bringing the country’s top surfers back to the state from 2020 to 2022.

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NRL charges into Sydney CBD for Grand Final

2 October 2019

The excitement and adrenalin of the 2019 NRL Grand Final kicks off in Sydney today with the NRL Fan Fest in Martin Place providing plenty for sports fans to enjoy in the lead up to Sunday’s blockbuster clash between Sydney Roosters and Canberra Raiders.

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NSW springs into action this October with over 20 things to do!

1 October 2019

Spring has well and truly sprung in NSW, and the month of October is jam-packed with a wealth of events across the state to ensure you’re kept busy.

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Giant show of support for GWS

26 September 2019

Sydney CBD and Western Sydney will shine bright with an orange glow this week in support of the Greater Western Sydney Giants’ bid for their first AFL Premiership.

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Sydney and Coffs Harbour claim back to back wins for World Festival and Events Cities for 2019

26 September 2019

New South Wales has once again been recognised as Australia’s home of major events, with Sydney and Coffs Harbour taking out titles for the International Festivals & Events Association’s (IFEA) 2019 World Festival and Event City Awards.

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Australia’s best event Vivid Sydney claims national award

19 September 2019

New South Wales has been recognized as Australia’s home of major events by claiming multiple wins at last night’s Australian Event Awards.

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