NSW Town Of Berry Announces New Fairgrounds Festival!

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The historic NSW town of Berry will host a brand-spanking-new festival this December. The Fairgrounds Festival looks set to thrill guests with its fantastic line-up of independent artists and hip cultural events. Located just a couple of hours outside of …

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NSW Government Approves New $36-Million Cage-Free Sydney Zoo!

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The NSW Government has approved plans to build a $36-million cage-free zoo in Western Sydney. The ambitious and ethical tourism effort has been green-lit for development in the suburb of Blacktown, with advocates suggesting the new zoo could inject millions …

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Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival Has Been Cancelled!

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Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival has been cancelled, after it was revealed the event’s organisers were involved in a funding stoush with the Liberal Government. The indigenous cultural event entered an indefinite hiatus after Destination NSW, the State’s tourism and events …

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Three Great Shopping Spots in Sydney That Are Not Located in a Shopping Centre

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For shopping in Sydney, you have the best of both worlds. Malls like Westfield Shopping Centre are plentiful and house numerous brand name retailers. Sydney’s CBD also has rows of shops along the well-known tourist locations of George Street and …

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The Sydney Tea Festival 2015: A Big Cup Of Fun!

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This year’s Sydney Tea Festival is nearly here! For lovers of the flavoursome beverage, the 2015 festival is sure to delight and enthral. Participants can immerse themselves in the culture of tea, with taste-testing and buying options to suit every …

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‘Indian Pacific’ Train Route Cutback By Operators!

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Australia’s lagging rail network has long baffled those in the tourism industry. Compared to Europe and China, Australia’s rail system is simply not fit for purpose. As a large nation encompassing a truly awe-inspiring landscape, one would assume that rail travel …

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A Winters Escape Part 1: Sanctuary Point

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With some time off in the most recent school holidays, it was a perfect excuse to venture out of Sydney and take a break from the mad rush of life. The South Coast is an excellent winter holiday spot for warm nights …

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A Winters Esacape, Part 2: A day trip in Huskisson

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Huskisson is a stunning small town located a mere 20 minute drive away from Sanctuary Point. The main street offers a picturesque view of Jervis Bay and a smattering of coffee shops, restaurants, and craft stores. I ventured to Huskisson early, …

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The Leura Gardens Festival 2015 Is Coming!

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The Blue Mountains is one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations, with millions of visitors flocking to see the region’s many natural attractions and old-world town settings. For visitors, the Leura Gardens Festival offers an unparalleled insight into mountain garden …

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Sydney’s Town Hall Hosts Free Organ Recital Program!

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Over the next three months, Sydney’s iconic Town Hall will offer locals and visitors the chance to get up-close-and-personal with one of the city’s most famous attractions. Inside the majestic Town Hall building, visitors will find the Grand Organ. Over …

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Trundle’s ABBA Festival Draws A Huge Crowd In 2015!

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The ABC’s Landline program offers viewers fascinating insights into rural life and culture in Australia. This week, the program reported on the positive impacts of a festival on a small NSW country town. Trundle, a tiny town with a population …

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Get Ready For The Pyrmont Festival 2015!

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One of inner-city Sydney’s best events is the little known Pyrmont Festival. The showcase of regional food and art will take place over a whopping ten days! The event offers an introduction to the wonder of Australia’s regional food production, …

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The 62nd Annual Sydney Film Festival Program Has Been Announced!

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The 62nd Annual Sydney Film Festival has once again been announced, with a program sure to dazzle and delight audiences of every distinction. This year, organisers have set out twelve days of cinematic treats covering everything from animation to horror. …

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The 2015 Sydney Writers’ Festival Comes Alive!

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Every year, the Sydney Writers’ Festival (or, SWF for short) engages audiences in a truly unique celebration of the written word. From the 18th to the 24th May, writers from around the world will wow audiences with challenging discussions and …

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The New South Wales North Coast Agricultural Show Circuit Begins!

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The New South Wales North Coast Agricultural Show Circuit has officially kicked off, with over twenty diverse agricultural shows taking place along the north coast of the state’s border! From Bulahdelah to the Queensland border, twenty three shows will dazzle …

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2015’s ‘Splendour In The Grass’ Line-Up Is Announced!

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Australia’s annual Splendour In The Grass Festival is one of the cultural highlights of the year. Internationally renowned for its unique line-ups and iconic setting, the festival recently announced the names of those acts that will be performing at the …

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The 2015 Oz Comic-Con Season Is Finally Here!

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Fans of ‘geek culture’ should prepare themselves, because the 2015 Oz Comic-Con season has begun! The pop-culture event brings together the best of the comic and film worlds, while also capturing everything in between. This week, the Adelaide event began, …

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Get Your Groove on With Groovin the Moo 2015

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Australia is well-renowned for hosting a myriad of unique and exciting music festivals that promise to offer some of the best international lineups available, while also providing plenty of true blue Aussie festival shenanigans. One such festival on the very near horizon …

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Sydney’s Vivid Festival Lineup Is Finally Announced!

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Each year, Sydney’s Vivid Festival wows audiences of every age and background imaginable. The festival is easily one of the cultural highlights of the year, offering locals and visitors the chance to engage with some of the most fascinating artists …

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Autumn Travels In New South Wales: The Best Places For An Off-Season Trip!

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As many travellers may already know, travelling Australia can be quite expensive. As  way of getting around this fact of life, many international travellers will often arrive in Australia during an off-season (not summer or in peak holiday periods). The …

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