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Sydney Film Festival and Vivid Sydney become partners

9 March 2012

NSW Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts George Souris, today announced a two year funding deal for Australia's oldest and most internationally recognised film festival.

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Sydney secures ‘Alexander the Great’ exhibition

9 March 2012

Blockbuster exhibition Alexander the Great: 2000 Years of Treasures, has been secured exclusively for Sydney at the Australian Museum from November 2012 with the support of NSW Government through Destination NSW.

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NSW floods

8 March 2012

Floods are currently effecting the Riverina and Central NSW area with flood warnings for Narrandera and Forbes.

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NSW wins big in national tourism awards

6 March 2012

Tourism and Major Events Minister George Souris congratulated the record number of 11 NSW tourism operators to take out national titles in the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held in Cairns on Friday evening.

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Legally Blonde the musical set to paint Sydney pink

6 March 2012

Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase today joined Co-Producers John Frost and Stephen Found to announce the cast of the Australian premiere of Legally Blonde the musical, set to open at Sydney's Lyric Theatre, The Star on October 4, 2012.

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Travel bloggers hit the road to discover NSW

6 March 2012

Destination NSW has announced a new regional tourism campaign that will see a group of travel bloggers take a road trip to visit NSW's 'must-see' destinations and share their experiences with thousands of worldwide followers on Twitter and Facebook.

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Australian Tourism Awards

1 March 2012

A record number of 11 national titles were awarded to NSW tourism operators at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Cairns on Friday, 2 March 2012.

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Tourism funding of $5 million delivered across regional NSW

28 February 2012

Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris, today announced that the NSW Government has delivered on its election promise of greater financial support for tourism in regional NSW.

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Largest NSW tourism trade mission off to China

28 February 2012

NSW's largest contingent of tourism business operators left for China today on a five-day mission to showcase NSW as a preferred tourist destination.

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It’s ON! Newcastle and Hunter hosts month of major events

21 February 2012

NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events George Souris, has launched an impressive calendar of events which firmly cements Newcastle as a true festival city.

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