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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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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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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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New England bathed in golden glow this Autumn

15 May 2019

Golden sunsets, picturesque vistas and hearty local produce feature at the core of a new highlights package, designed to showcase the rich and unique experiences that make the NSW New England region the perfect Autumn escape.

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Extend the weekend in Orange

2 May 2019

Orange is already a favourite destination for many established travellers but the region’s latest marketing campaign looks to inspire a younger emerging crowd of under 35s to visit and explore their sense of adventure while sampling the finer things on offer.

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Sydney fires up for Winter

26 April 2019

Sydney’s reputation as a Summer hot-spot is rightly deserved, but Winter gives you the chance to experience another side of the city. From the magic of Vivid Sydney, to spotting humpback whales on their annual migration and checking out some of its secret underground bars, Sydney has many unique events and activities that make it a top destination for travellers during the cooler months.

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The show begins for Vivid Sydney – Australia’s largest event on Seven’s Weekender

18 April 2019

Interstate and intrastate travellers are being enticed to visit the Harbour City during the acclaimed Vivid Sydney festival through three weeks of features on Channel 7’s Weekender travel program in Queensland, South Australia and NSW.

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NSW first in Australia for export ready tourism business

12 April 2019

NSW has continued its reign as Australia’s leading tourism State with an export ready boom including new operators showcased at the 2019 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE19) this week.

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