New South Wales, Australia Travel Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. English Football Giant Arsenal FC to Head Down under in New Partnership with SydneyRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    Football fever is set to run high with the announcement that FA Cup Champions, Arsenal FC have signed a strategic tourism partnership with said the historic two-year partnership between the State's tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, and Arsenal FC, would see travel to "Arsenal FC is one of the oldest and most iconic football clubs with a proud 126 year history. The New South Wales Government, and , is proud to partner with a club that inspires such loyalty and devotion amongst its fans, and we are thrilled to be able to share the sights and attractions of home of football.

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  2. Arsenal and NSW announce partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Arsenal FC

    Arsenal Football Club and the New South Wales Government have announced a multi-year tourism partnership, which will culminate in the Gunners playing two pre-season matches against Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers at ANZ Stadium in Sydney in July 2017. The partnership will give the NSW Government's tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW , the opportunity to promote and market NSW travel and tourism to Arsenal's global following.

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  3. Balranald Court to sit for the final time todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | ABC News

    A delegation to Sydney has failed to elicit a turnaround on the planned closure of Balranald Local Court in western New South Wales, but there is still a skerrick of hope. The General Manager of Balranald Shire Council, Aaron Drenovski, said Monday's meeting was with the Parliamentary Secretary for Western New South Wales.

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  4. Ukulele lessons for homeless peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | ABC News

    Sydney's streets could soon be filled with the sounds of ukuleles being strummed by the city's homeless population. Musician Cecilia Brandolini, who was a finalist on television talent show The Voice, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to buy a load of ukuleles that she will give to homeless people in Sydney.

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  5. English cricket gets tough on concussion as new guidelines are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Players showing symptoms of concussion will be sidelined for a minimum of six days next season as English cricket brings in new guidelines on dealing with brain injuries. A 17-page document, to be published on the England and Wales Cricket Board's website this week, provides the 18 first-class counties with the clearest directive yet in dealing with concussion cases.

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  6. Cubic Receives Contract Extension from Transport for New South Wales...Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | PRWeb

    We see this contract extension as a testament to the strong relationship between the two organizations. It opens up the opportunity for us to introduce NextTraffic - our next-generation, integrated multi-modal traffic and transport platform.

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  7. Second Death Hits Stereosonic Fest, Calls for Pill Testing IntensifiesRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | Billboard

    A second death at Australia's Stereosonic festival has escalated debate on how law enforcement officials should tackle the proliferation of illegal stimulants. A 19-year-old man, identified as Stefan Woodward, died in hospital after attending the Adelaide leg of Stereosonic on Saturday, held on a sweltering summer day which tipped the mercury to 40 degrees C .

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  8. Newcastle man describes 'nightmare' of train travel in wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | ABC News

    But he has raised concerns about the "shameful" conditions for disabled people on board trains, saying he is often forced to sit in the vestibule of the carriage for up to three hours. "We're stuck in between the carriages where everybody gets on and climbs over you to gain entry to the carriages," he said.

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  9. Anti-coal seam lobbyist tells his story: 'Cause I'm the Frackman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Age

    Tara's Dayne Pratzky is going to be a name on Queenslander's lips over Christmas because of his battle with coal seam gas companies revealed in the anti-coal seam gas documentary Frackman which screens in Queensland this week. As the film's trailer says, the Sydney man turned 30 - found he had achieved little in his life - and took up a property at Tara, south-west of Toowoomba.

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  10. Cancer patients from one hospital reveal why they defied doctors orders to get body artRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Arrows for a life relaunched and female boxers to remember their strength: Young cancer survivors etch tattoos on their bodies to never forget their bravest battle Jess Newton recalled moment she was told 'the good news is you don't have HIV but you have cancer' Young cancer patients are getting tattoos with a personal message and symbol as a way to help them overcome anxiety and depression brought on by undergoing chemotherapy. Jess Newton, 23, from Muswellbrook, in the Hunter region of New South Wales, is one of six young cancer survivors from Newcastle's Calvary Mater Hospital who are now forever linked not only by their health battle, but the reasons behind their body art.

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  11. Celebrity chef Neil Perry cooks up a new summer menu for Qantas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Candyfloss pavlova, juicy mangoes and succulent snapper: The new summer menu for Qantas first class lounge passengers cooked up by celebrity chef Neil Perry Fresh Queensland mangoes, Tasmanian seafood and lamb from the Riverina in southern New South Wales are all to be found on the first class menu at Australian airline Qantas this summer. Rockpool has released a new menu for travellers visiting the Qantas first lounge - featuring some of Australia's best produce incorporated in recipes inspired by summer around the world.

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  12. A Home With Views of Verdant FieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Wendy Gray, head of the Open Program at the Australian Film Television and Radio School, and her husband Scott McGregor, owner of travel company Railway Adventures, purchased this home for A$1.37 million in 2008. The 1920s house, on the east coast of New South Wales state, has a deck for entertaining and a pool.

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  13. NSW Government Signs Two-Year MOU With ScootRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah SINGAPORE, Dec 1 -- Australia's New South Wales Government has signed a two-year partnership agreement with low-cost carrier, Scoot, which will include multiple marketing campaigns to increase inbound tourism from here to Sydney and NSW. NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres, and Scoot Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Wilson, signed the memorandum of understanding .

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  14. Chris Hemsworth visits local markets in Byron Bay with his children ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Daily Mail

    From Hollywood to hippie: Chris Hemsworth visits local markets in Byron Bay with his children and barefoot wife Elsa Pataky But Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky proved they're hippies at heart when they took their three children to local markets near their Australian home in Byron Bay, New South Wales. Dressed in pretty summer dress and hat, Elsa went barefoot for the outing on Sunday with their brood India Rose, three, Sasha and Tristan one.

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  15. How to help wildlife survive hot weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | ABC News

    Wildlife advocate and rescuer Helen Bergen, who is co-ordinator of the Bathurst Kangaroo Project in central-west New South Wales, said the saying was true. "Ray Mjadwesch has been on survey out the back of Bourke when the heat was hitting 50 degrees, and birds were literally dropping out of the sky dead," Ms Bergen said.

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  16. NEWS Australian environmental groups push for bag bansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Plastics News

    An alliance of 48 environmental groups has written to all environment ministers around Australia asking them to ban plastic bags when they meet next month. Federal environment minister Greg Hunt and his eight state and territory counterparts meet in Melbourne on Dec. 15 to discuss a range of environmental issues, including research work conducted by the office of Mark Speakman, environment minister for the state of New South Wales , into initiatives to reduce the amount of plastic waste, including potential bans on plastic shopping bags.

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  17. New South Wales: Walking on sunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    It's only when you get to Newcastle - which few New Zealand tourists do - that you're impressed by it. As I learned, this is the Australian coastal city - about 90 minutes' drive north of Sydney - which gave the world coal and steel, Arnott's biscuits and the rock band Silverchair.

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  18. Australia's most unlikely tourist attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    THIS property packs plenty of bang, crash and wallop for your buck. But the agent who just sold Troy Buswell's duplex opted for a more subtle sales pitch.

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  19. Cal, Hawaii officially announce 2016 game Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | MSNBC

    In September it was reported that a 2016 Cal-Hawaii game in Australia was a " strong likelihood ." Two months later, that strong likelihood has come to fruition.

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  20. Art matters: New Zealand finding its way in the big wide worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Kiwi Justin Paton bought McCahon's Teaching Aids 2 1975 for the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Photo / Jenni Carter, courtesy Art Gallery of NSW Rosanna Raymond convened the first meeting of the SaVAge K'lub at the 2010 Auckland Art Week.

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