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Bumper weekend of rugby league for Sydney

21 June 2019

Rugby league fans can enjoy two exclusive events in Sydney this weekend with the Women’s State of Origin and Pacific Test Invitational bringing leading international and national players to Sydney.

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NSW international visitation smashes $11 billion record

19 June 2019

NSW received a record $11 billion in international visitor expenditure, according to the latest International Visitor Survey results and continues to lead the country in attracting international visitors.

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Final nights for Vivid Sydney 2019 – Harbour city continues to shine bright

14 June 2019

Vivid Sydney has two final nights to shine bright, plus dozens of music and ideas events to offer visitors from around the world before Lights Off at 11pm tomorrow, Saturday 15 June.

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Record long weekend attendance at Vivid Sydney

12 June 2019

Vivid Sydney has welcomed more than 600,000 attendees over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, with hundreds of thousands more expected to enjoy the final five nights of the much-loved festival.

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More tourists to choose Maitland thanks to NSW Government funding

5 June 2019

Next time you’re considering a NSW getaway, Make it Maitland – that’s the message of the NSW Government’s latest tourism marketing campaign, in partnership with Maitland City Council.

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Western Sydney: The new home of the Sydney 7s

3 June 2019

The HSBC Sydney 7s is headed west with the new state-of-the-art Bankwest Stadium set to host the 2020 tournament from 1-2 February.

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Lights ON! It’s time to shine for Vivid Sydney 2019

24 May 2019

Sydney will be awash with breathtaking colour and special effects for the next 23 nights, with the lights officially turned on for Vivid Sydney this evening by Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

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Plan your Vivid Sydney visits – don’t miss any of the colour and creativity

23 May 2019

Vivid Sydney Lights On is just one day away, and the final touches are in progress as dozens of light art installations and projections are completed across the city.

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Sydney secures Hamilton

22 May 2019

One of the most successful musicals of the decade, Hamilton, is coming to Sydney thanks to the NSW Government.

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Diversity the focus of new Western Sydney tourism video

17 May 2019

A new video exploring the vast array of attractions and experiences in Western Sydney has been released; showcasing one of the State’s fastest-growing regions to both locals and visitors.

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