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What’s on in regional NSW this Australia Day long weekend

16 January 2018

Regional NSW is bursting with exciting events and experiences this Australia Day long weekend.

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Cher to headline party at Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

12 January 2018

International pop icon and Grammy Hall of Famer Cher will visit Sydney this year to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Minister for the Arts Don Harwin announced today.

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All aboard for Parkes Elvis Festival

11 January 2018

Hundreds of Elvis tribute artists and fans have gathered at Sydney’s Central Station this morning to board the Elvis and Blue Suede Express trains, making their way to the 2018 Parkes Elvis Festival.

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Enjoy the Australia Day long weekend in Sydney

11 January 2018

Sydney is the place to be for the 2018 Australia Day Long Weekend, with the Harbour City offering visitors a wide variety of cultural experiences, world-class events and mouth-watering food options to entertain and delight.

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NSW Government launches three-year plan to attract more visitors to the Hawkesbury

10 January 2018

Hawkesbury’s local tourism businesses will benefit from an economic boost with the NSW Government announcing a Destination Management Plan (DMP) and three-year Action Plan aimed at driving more visitors to the Hawkesbury region.

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Tourism driving Sydney’s accommodation boom

4 January 2018

Sydney’s accommodation boom is set to continue in the new year with sky high confidence in the State’s visitor economy and increasing occupancy rates attracting new hotel investment.

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#newsouthwales and #ilovesydney bring in the big bucks

30 December 2017

The most “liked” images in 2017 on Destination NSW’s social media channels were of Sydney’s sparkling skyline with the city and its icons snapped from all angles by visitors from across the globe as well as stunning images of blooming jacarandas that turn our Harbour City mauve each Spring.

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NSW Government signs deal with Webjet

28 December 2017

NSW is set to see a further boost in domestic visitors to Sydney and rural and regional areas following a new two-year partnership between the NSW Government and online travel agent Webjet.

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NSW serves up a smorgasbord of major sporting events this summer

26 December 2017

NSW will reinforce its position as Australia’s home of major events when the State hosts more than 20 major events, involving ten individual disciplines, in a summer calendar full of sporting excitement.

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Lismore to host 2018 Men’s Masters Australian Hockey Championships

13 December 2017

More than 1,800 participants will make their way to Lismore in September 2018 for the Men’s Masters Australian Championships, Member for Lismore Thomas George announced today.

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