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Sydney hosts Australia's largest tourism trade event

More than 1100 tourism operators and global buyers are gathered at Sydney’s International Convention Centre for Australian Tourism Exchange 2022 (ATE22) from 15-18 May.

ARIA Awards return 24 November

Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) today announced that the 2022 ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube will return Thursday, 24 November, broadcast across Australia on the Nine Network and streamed to the rest of the world on YouTube.

Volunteer with Vivid Sydney 2022

The Vivid Sydney volunteer program has been expanded this year to offer additional opportunities geared to support the visitor experience. The volunteer program welcomes all Sydneysiders – from students seeking practical experience and those looking to explore new career paths, to members of the community who are looking to connect with others. 

Australian cultural icon joins Vivid Sydney 2022

Australian creative genius Baz Luhrmann will provide unmissable insights into his celebrated career and screen the Sydney premiere of his new movie ELVIS as part of Vivid Ideas on 5 June.

Crown Sydney celebrates Indigenous art for Vivid Sydney 2022

Crown Sydney, in partnership with Vivid Sydney, unveils immersive outdoor gallery showcasing artworks by First Nations students from Sydney

2027 and 2029 Rugby World Cups coming to Sydney

NSW is delighted at confirmation from the World Rugby Council that Australia will host the Men’s Rugby World Cup in 2027 and the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2029.

Fearless women headline Vivid Sydney 2022

Vivid Sydney, the annual festival of creativity, innovation, and technology, celebrates the artistic and creative talents of women, with a strong female presence across the 2022 Light, Music & Ideas programs.

Free program accelerates digital skills in NSW visitor economy

The NSW Government is launching a Digital Skills Accelerator for Tourism program to help NSW tourism businesses transform their online marketing.

Sydney Opera House will transform with a ground-breaking First Nations animation

A new digital artwork Yarrkalpa – Hunting Ground, 2021 will illuminate the Sydney Opera House sails from 27 May – 18 June for Vivid Sydney. The annual festival of Light, Music and Ideas will transform the Harbour City over 23 nights, with more than 200 events celebrating the essence of Sydney’s soul including its diversity, beauty, resilience, First Nations culture, and vibrant creative community.

Wallabies and England set for historic test at The SCG

The hallowed turf of the Sydney Cricket Ground will host its first international rugby match in more than 35 years with Australia to face-off against England on 16 July.

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