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29 Jun, 2020, 09:00 BST Enjoy a Grape Escape to the Hunter Valley, New South Wales

Now's the time to start dreaming of an escape to New South Wales' wine country, the Hunter Valley. A place where world-famous wineries, acclaimed...


26 Jun, 2020, 09:00 BST An Insider's Guide to Sydney

If you haven't been to Sydney, now's the time to put this Aussie gem on your travelling radar. One of the world's dream destinations, Sydney boasts...


26 Jun, 2020, 06:48 BST NSW to Host FIFA Women's Football World Cup 2023(TM) Matches

The world's largest women's sporting event is coming to New South Wales after Australia and New Zealand won the rights to host the FIFA Women's World ...


24 Jun, 2020, 14:00 BST Explore the Culinary Delights of Orange in Country New South Wales

Now's the time to start planning the next trip to New South Wales, Australia, and a must visit is the beautiful country town of Orange. With a...


23 Jun, 2020, 07:57 BST Escape to Mudgee in Country NSW

Now's the time to start planning your next trip to New South Wales, Australia, and a must visit is the picturesque town of Mudgee. Pair idyllic...


01 Jun, 2020, 00:18 BST Reboot 2020 in Sydney and New South Wales, One Adventure at a Time

Destination NSW today releases its list of top NSW travel experiences, 213 Ways to Reboot 2020 in NSW, so travellers can make the most of the 213...


14 May, 2020, 06:48 BST NSW Takes Centre Stage in Tourism Australia's 'Live from Aus' Virtual Weekend

New South Wales' stunning landscapes, unique experiences and talented locals play a starring role in Tourism Australia's 'Live from Aus' broadcast...


20 Apr, 2020, 07:15 BST Now's The Time to Take a Virtual Trip Around NSW

Being able to dream about what to do and where to go is now more important than ever - and you can now take a virtual trip to Sydney and regions of...


19 Feb, 2020, 19:47 GMT Sydney Welcomes Women's T20 World Cup Cricket

The Australian and Indian women's national cricket teams were officially welcomed to Sydney, NSW today at the iconic Sydney Opera House ahead of the...


24 May, 2019, 09:00 BST Lights on! It's time to shine for Vivid Sydney 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...


24 May, 2019, 05:42 BST Sydney Secures Hamilton

One of the most successful musicals of the decade, Hamilton, is coming to Sydney thanks to the NSW Government. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said more...


19 Mar, 2019, 03:11 GMT Vivid Sydney 2019 Enters a New Decade of Innovation and Creativity

Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will ignite the Harbour City this winter from Friday 24 May...


24 Oct, 2018, 04:05 BST Take a 60-Second Trip to Sydney's Iconic Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018

Destination NSW has today released breathtaking aerial footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi capturing the stunning outdoor sculpture exhibition on...


12 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Best and Brightest Concepts Invited for Vivid Sydney 2019

Vivid Sydney is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from individuals and organisations across the global creative community to participate in the ...


16 Jun, 2018, 04:13 BST Lights Out for Vivid Sydney 2018

The curtain will soon close on Vivid Sydney 2018, after an incredible 23 days and nights of Light, Music and Ideas. The lights will go out at 11pm...


25 May, 2018, 13:51 BST Lights On! City sparkles as Vivid Sydney lights up for 10th anniversary celebrations

Sydney burst into breathtakingly brilliant colour tonight as the lights switched on for the 10th anniversary of Vivid Sydney, the world's largest...


20 Mar, 2018, 00:15 GMT Vivid Sydney 2018 Festival Program Announced Celebrating 10 Years of Creativity and Innovation

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...


02 Nov, 2017, 01:00 GMT Sculpture by the Sea 2017, Bondi Beach, Sydney - Drone Video Footage Now Available

Destination NSW has today released breathtaking aerial footage of Sculpture by the Sea 2017, capturing the stunning outdoor sculpture exhibition on...


26 May, 2017, 09:07 BST Lights On! It's Time to Shine for Super-sized Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney will bathe Sydney in breathtaking colour and a dizzying array of special effects as the world's largest festival of light, music, and...


13 Mar, 2017, 23:35 GMT Vivid Sydney 2017: Bigger, Bolder, Brighter

The world's largest festival of light music and ideas, Vivid Sydney returns bigger, bolder and brighter in 2017, with a new precinct at Barangaroo,...


09 Mar, 2017, 09:00 GMT Media Live Stream Alert: Vivid Sydney 2017 Program Launch to be Live Streamed 10:30am, Tuesday 14 March 2017 (AEST)

The official Vivid Sydney 2017 program will be announced at an exclusive media event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and live...


01 Dec, 2016, 09:00 GMT 10 Million Visitors Expected to Head to Sydney This Summer

This Summer, more than 10 million overnight and day trip visitors are expected to visit Sydney to make the most of the warm weather, world famous...


13 Nov, 2016, 23:00 GMT World-famous New Year's Eve Fireworks Set To Light Up Sydney

Sydney is one of the most spectacular places in the world to celebrate New Year's Eve, thanks to its world-famous fireworks that light up locations...


26 Oct, 2016, 09:00 BST SAVE THE DATE - Vivid Sydney 2017

Vivid Sydney, one of the most spectacular light shows in the world, is set to impress again when it returns to Sydney for 23 nights from Friday 26...


19 Jun, 2016, 04:17 BST Vivid Sydney Soars to New Heights

Vivid Sydney 2016 has wrapped up for another year. To celebrate the 23 nights of the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas, Destination...