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25 Dec, 2019, 15:00 GMT Australia's Pop Icon Kylie Minogue Invites Brits Down Under

Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue has delivered a special musical Christmas Day message to the UK as part of Tourism Australia's latest campaign...


05 Feb, 2018, 11:30 GMT Crocodile Dundee Inspires New A$36M American Tourism Push

Today's Super Bowl (the Big Game), the most watched television broadcast in the United States, kicked off a new A$36 million marketing push by...


06 Oct, 2017, 07:00 BST Australia in the news with Its latest youth campaign

Delivering its first bulletin from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Tourism Australia has launched a dedicated, tongue-in-cheek news channel...


06 Apr, 2017, 01:00 BST Australia Plays Host to The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017

Last night (5 April 2017), Australia hosted The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony at Melbourne's historic Royal Exhibition Building. Close...


26 Jan, 2016, 01:30 GMT Australia Launches New International Tourism Campaign

Tourism Australia has launched its latest campaign, which is focused on highlighting the country's world-class aquatic and coastal experiences, in a...


27 Jul, 2015, 01:00 BST World-renowned Restaurant Noma Announces Ten-week Australian Residency at Barangaroo, Sydney

One of the world's best restaurants, Noma, today announced it will relocate to Sydney for ten weeks from January 2016, to share the best of...


14 Nov, 2014, 18:17 GMT Tourism Australia Hosts the Country's Greatest Ever Dinner Party for the Food and Wine Elite

Last night a selection of the world's most influential and respected food and wine VIPs came together at Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA),...


29 Oct, 2013, 10:00 GMT Australia Invites the Youth Traveller to 'Be Changed'

Tourism Australia has released a short film entitled 'Be Changed' via YouTube aiming to inspire young international travellers and encourage them to...


21 Jun, 2013, 08:00 BST Australia's 'Best Jobs' Winners Unveiled

An American finance graduate, a Brazilian travel photographer, an Irish internet entrepreneur, a French tourism graduate, an English film costume...


15 May, 2013, 09:30 BST Australia's 'Best Jobs' Finalists Get Ready for 'Show Time'

The 18 finalists for Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' – three for each of the six dream jobs – have been chosen and will travel Down...


04 Mar, 2013, 13:01 GMT "Best Job in the World" Is Back: Australian Tourism is Hiring

Tourism Australia is teaming up with industry and State and Territory tourism partners in a new A$4 million campaign targeting the international...


01 Jan, 2012, 01:36 GMT Sydney Revellers Share Why There's Nothing Like New Year's Eve in Australia

Revellers across the world will be able to see for themselves why there's nothing like celebrating New Year's Eve in Sydney, thanks to Tourism...


23 Feb, 2011, 09:59 GMT Australia's Sunshine State is 'Open For Business'

After making headlines around the world for the recent floods and cyclone, the largely unaffected world-famous travel destinations of Australia's...