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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A Day-Long Degustation in Sydney

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A lifetime resident of Sydney, Rachel Borthwick uncovers some of the city’ s most underrated yet awe-inspiring places to have a day-long degustation. Sydney, with its culinary cultural enclaves and easy-to-navigate public transport system, affords locals the perfect opportunity to …

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Surry Hills Festival: Stories, Love & Tales

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This September 26th, one of Sydney’s most creative suburbs will be hosting a music, arts and food festival to celebrate all there is to love about the area and showcase the wonderful talents that thrive there. An annual event, this …

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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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Tourism Australia Snags ‘Noma’ For Barangaroo Opening… But At What Cost?

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Tourism Australia has recently been battling suggestions that the industry is in need of an overhaul, after a Bloomberg article criticised Australia’s tourism industry for outdated ‘Crocodile Dundee’-era hotels, less-than-ideal customer service and an inability to capitalise and compete with …

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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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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 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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Finding The Right Long Term Accommodation In Australia!

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Many Australian cities are bustling metropolitan spaces with plenty to offer visitors and long term guests. For new arrivals or visiting students, navigating the country’s complex rental market can be an eye opening experience. Competition is fierce and the prices …

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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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Sydney’s Best Live Entertainment Venues

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Whatever your tastes, Sydney is sure to satisfy you with a smorgasbord of enjoyable live entertainment options. With plenty of international visitors and stellar local performers, tourists and visitors should make the most of their time in the city and …

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The Brett Whiteley Studio in Surry Hills Turns 20

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For those hoping to gain greater familiarity with the Sydney arts scene, here’s a story for you: This week, the Brett Whiteley Studio in Surry Hills will celebrate twenty years of being open to the public. The property and former …

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade Hits Sydney!

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has once again enlivened the Sydney CBD, treating thousands of tourists and onlookers to the show of a lifetime. With a five-kilometre-long conga line of entertainment and pure joy, it …

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Sydney Gathers To Ring In The Chinese New Year

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Each year, the Sydney community gathers to ring in the Chinese New Year. It’s a bold and vivacious event which brings together the best of both worlds, offering visitors great cuisine, entertainment and a unique party atmoshpere. There’s always plenty …

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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival 2015!

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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is famous all around the globe. The event is a celebration of cultural diversity and local customs, with several high profile events taking place in the weeks leading up to the amazing street …

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