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Tourism records tumble as NSW reaches 100 million visitor nights

28 March 2018

A record 31.6 million Aussie tourists travelled across the State in 2017, staying over 100 million nights in total, making NSW the first in Australia to reach these incredible results.

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Tourism support package announced for Tathra

26 March 2018

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Member for Bega Andrew Constance today announced a Tathra and coastal region support package worth $100,000, designed to assist the local tourism industry following the devastating March bushfires.

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Vivid Sydney’s Dazzling Decade

20 March 2018

The World’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney, is back for its 10th year with a stellar festival program launched today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall.

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Vivid Sydney 2018 festival program announced celebrating 10 years of creativity and innovation

20 March 2018

The world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney returns in 2018 with a spectacular new precinct at Luna Park, the return of much-loved Customs House, and a fantastical blend of everyday objects and Australian-inspired motifs on the sails of the Sydney Opera House.

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Coffs Harbour scores national football competition for a further two years

19 March 2018

The Football Federation Australia (FFA) National Youth Championships will shine the sporting spotlight on the Coffs Coast once again with the regional event returning to Coffs Harbour for the next two years with the support of the NSW Government.

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Nightcap Ridge to benefit from NSW Government funding

16 March 2018

The World Heritage Nightcap National Park is expected to welcome more overnight visitors following a NSW Government grant to help build two new self-contained cottages and lodge to cater for groups and corporate retreats at Nightcap Ridge.

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Tourism record for rural and regional NSW

15 March 2018

Overseas tourists are flocking to rural and regional NSW in greater numbers than ever before, a delighted Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall announced today.

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Sydney wins the Golden Ticket

15 March 2018

Sydney has won a major bid to exclusively host the Australian premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a new musical based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall announced today.

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Indian Tourist Boom Bound for NSW

15 March 2018

Sydney and regional NSW are set for an influx of Indian visitors thanks to the NSW Government’s 2018 Focus On India workshop which aims to encourage more Indian travellers to book a trip to Australia’s premier tourism and events State.

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Three magical art experiences enchanting Sydney this Autumn

8 March 2018

With unicorns, crystal balls, and snow falling on Sydney Harbour, there is no denying that the Harbour City will be nothing short of magical this Autumn with a captivating line-up of extraordinary events.

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