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NSW scores another Australian tourism first

9 August 2019

The ability to attract more visitors to NSW and strengthen the NSW Visitor Economy has been boosted through a new data modelling tool developed in a collaborative partnership between Destination NSW and Westpac.

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Maitland and surrounds set to be showcased Australia-wide this weekend

9 August 2019

Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres today announced the sensational landscapes of the Maitland will be broadcast live into the homes of Australian viewers this weekend, as Channel Seven’s national breakfast program Sunrise takes to the road to explore regional NSW.

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Share your creative ideas for Vivid Sydney 2020

6 August 2019

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for Vivid Sydney’s Ideas program, encouraging innovative and thought-provoking individuals and businesses around the world to submit their ideas and concepts to be part of Vivid Sydney 2020.

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Orange set to star across Australia on Studio 10

1 August 2019

Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres today announced the Central West will be on show this week, with some of the greatest tourism attractions and foodie hot spots set to feature in a special episode of the popular morning television talk show, Studio 10.

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Vivid Sydney Creative Director calls time

24 July 2019

The Vivid Sydney Festival Creative Director, Ignatius Jones AM, is taking a break from his role with Vivid Sydney.

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Discover the treasures of the NSW Central West

24 July 2019

Feel immersed in the age-old craft of truffle hunting in a new highlights reel, designed to capture the unique wonders of the NSW Central West.

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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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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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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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Sydney turns up the volume during Vivid Music

17 May 2019

Get ready Sydney! For 23 nights Vivid Music is set to deliver an incredible line-up of unmissable international and local music performances as part of Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere.

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