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Aussies opt for regional NSW over Gold Coast

22 June 2018

Rural and regional NSW has overtaken regional Queensland, which includes the Gold Coast, in visitor expenditure for the first time, according to the latest National Visitor Survey (NVS).

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Sydney scores musical trifecta

14 June 2018

NSW has once again demonstrated it is the home of musical theatre, with the ultimate trifecta of blockbuster productions secured to open in Sydney.

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New training on offer for NSW tourism industry

14 June 2018

Tourism businesses across NSW will be offered workshops to help develop promote and sell their products to visitors from across Australia and the world.

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Tutankhamun blockbuster to star in revamped Australian Museum

11 June 2018

The Australian Museum is set to host the extraordinary Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh blockbuster exhibition thanks to a $50 million refurbishment.

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Up in lights – Vivid Sydney Switches On

25 May 2018

The lights have been switched on to mark the start of Vivid Sydney, with the city’s iconic buildings becoming the spectacular canvas for vibrant projections of art and light sculptures for the next 23 nights.

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Destination NSW appoints new GM

18 May 2018

Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase announced today that Ms Jan Hutton will be joining the Destination NSW team as General Manager Marketing.

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Visitors flock to NSW North Coast following flood recovery campaign

14 May 2018

The NSW North Coast experienced a boost in tourism thanks to a $300,000 NSW Government marketing campaign put in place to help support the area following devastating floods, which ripped through the region last year.

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National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair returns to Sydney

9 May 2018

The National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair will return to Sydney across two days in 2018, with the event set to kick off celebrations ahead of this year’s NAIDOC Week.

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