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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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Sydney still the place to do business

8 May 2018

Sydney has once again been confirmed as Australia’s number one destination for business events and conferences, according to the latest annual International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Country and City Rankings.

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Destination NSW appoints new Business Development Manager for Germany and France

2 May 2018

Destination NSW has announced the appointment of Pascal Reiling, as Business Development and Partnership Marketing Manager for Germany and France based in Frankfurt.

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Sydney the place to be as the city hosts men’s and women’s State of Origin action

22 April 2018

This year, Sydney will host both a historic standalone State of Origin encounter on Sunday 24 June, when the NSW Blues face rivals QLD Maroons at ANZ Stadium in Game Two of the 2018 Series, and the first ever Women’s State of Origin game played under the Origin brand on Friday 22 June.

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Vivid Sydney and the Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow showcased on Sydney Weekender

20 April 2018

Vivid Sydney and the Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow will be featured in two stories on Channel Seven’s popular travel show Sydney Weekender this Sunday, thanks to a NSW Government partnership initiative to promote Sydney and regional NSW’s top tourism experiences and events.

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Sydney Film Festival has a bright future in NSW

18 April 2018

Destination NSW has announced its continued support for Sydney Film Festival, reinforcing Sydney’s position as Australia’s creative industries capital.

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NSW secures AACTA film TV Awards to 2020

17 April 2018

NSW has retained its crown as Australia’s premier state for film and television production by renewing the rights to host the annual AACTA Awards – Australia's equivalent of the Oscars – for another two years to 2020.

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New Board appointments to ensure NSW remains the destination of choice

13 April 2018

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall today announced a number of appointments to the Destination NSW Board, including new Chair John Warn, to help keep NSW the number one destination in Australia for domestic and international tourists.

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More business for rural and regional NSW

12 April 2018

Following the success of the NSW Regional Conferencing Development Grants Pilot Program, the NSW Government has committed a further $300,000 to attract and create more business events across the State.

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