Tourism Industry News

May 2024

This month in The Goods, you'll see great opportunities for upskilling with Destination NSW through the Professional Development Day and Experience Development Workshop. You'll also find how to enter the NSW Tourism Awards, developments around accessibility for visitors, as well as recent media features of the Riverina Murray.
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April 2024

This month in The Goods, you'll learn about the Riverina Murray Agritourism Strategy Launch and recruitment for our board.

There's also lots of new training and grant opportunities as well as insights into new tour and accommodation offerings in the Riverina Murray.
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March 2024

This month in The Goods, explore events funding opportunities and recognition for local operators at the Australian Tourism Awards and Australian Street Art Awards. 

You'll also find media features and key data and trends shaping tourism in 2024, as well as the latest news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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February 2024

This month in The Goods, see the final strategic plan for the Hume and Hovell Track and great news for Griffith in Wotif's 2024 Aussie Town of the Year Awards.

 You'll also find an update on Destination Riverina Murray and Murray Regional Tourism projects, media features and funding opportunities, all alongside the latest visitor economy news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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December 2023

In our final update for 2023, you'll find a new campaign for the Murray region, plus a new national sustainability framework and toolkit and upcoming planning changes for festivals, events and outdoor dining.

You'll also find media features, funding opportunities and the newest tourism products in the Riverina Murray.
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November 2023

This month in The Goods, have your say on the region's draft agritourism strategy, join a webinar on how to attract EV drivers, our region's award winners and more. You'll also find new tourism products and funding opportunities, all alongside the latest visitor economy news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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October 2023

This month in The Goods, see the latest training coming to the region, awards recognition for local operators and opportunities to build sustainability practices into your business. You'll also find media features and funding opportunities, all alongside the latest visitor economy news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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September 2023

This month in The Goods, see the region's exciting new tourism developments and register for upcoming training webinars. You'll also find media features and funding opportunities, all alongside the latest visitor economy news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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August 2023

This month in The Goods, see the region's exciting new tourism developments, have your say on arts policy, plus find the latest media features and funding opportunities, all alongside the latest visitor economy news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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July 2023

This month in The Goods, find out about Destination NSW's latest initiatives, an update on DRM projects and activities, plus the region's new tourism products. 

You'll also find plenty of funding opportunities alongside the latest news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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June 2023

This month in The Goods, meet the two newest members of the Destination Riverina Murray Board.

You'll also find a new report on the value of tourism to the region, information on the new Murray Moments campaign and a range of opportunities from awards programs to sustainability training.
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May 2023

This month in The Goods, you'll find an update on the first of two famils in our Destination Excellence program.

You'll also see nominations are open for this year's NSW Tourism Awards and there are several funding opportunities open, alongside a range of the latest news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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April 2023

This month in The Goods, you'll find our industry famil program, new visitor numbers showing an increase on pre-pandemic levels, and plenty of funding opportunities alongside the latest news and events in the Riverina Murray.
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March 2023

This month in The Goods, we're sharing Destination NSW’s visit the Murray region and the opportunity to join our board.

You’ll also find our new Destination Excellence program where accommodation and hospitality operators with plans to develop, renovate or refurbish to join us on a multi-day industry famil of best practice regional venues – applications are open.
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February 2023

This month in The Goods, we're thrilled to unveil the new Destination Management Plan for the Riverina Murray! It's been in the works for some time now and has been created with input from stakeholders across the region to guide funding and development opportunities through to 2030.
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December 2022

In our final edition of The Goods for 2022, you'll find flood updates (and another survey to help inform response efforts), funding announcements and opportunities, plus some incredible award wins for the Riverina Murray region.
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November 2022

This month in The Goods, you'll see flood updates, $600K in funding for new Riverina Murray visitor experiences, our region's tourism award winners and new programs to help employers connect with and recruit staff. You'll also find media coverage of the region, funding opportunities and upcoming events.
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October 2022

In our latest edition of The Goods, you'll see flood updates, our region's tourism award finalists, the latest budget news and tourism stats. You'll also find plenty more including media coverage of the region, funding opportunities and upcoming events. We'd like to acknowledge all of those in our industry who are currently affected by flooding and rising water levels. It's happening right across the Riverina Murray and looks like we've got a while to go yet.
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September 2022

This month in The Goods, you'll see the next round of the Destination Inspiration Mentoring Program is open for EOIs.

You can also read more about the recent Tourism Jobs Summit and awards news from local operators, plus find plenty more including media coverage of the region, funding opportunities and upcoming events.
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August 2022

This month in The Goods, you'll see speakers for the next round of the Destination Inspiration Event Series have been revealed - and tickets are still on sale.

Read more about the growing confidence in business event, new Tourism Minister and the historic passing of the Rail Trails Bill in NSW Parliament. You'll also find plenty more including media coverage of the region, funding opportunities and upcoming events.
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July 2022

This month in The Goods, you'll see tickets for the next round of the Destination Inspiration Event Series are on sale. We're also sharing the changes to the Destination Network boundaries and structure, awards you can enter and the new Rail Trails Framework for NSW.


You'll also find plenty more including media coverage of the region, funding opportunities and upcoming events.
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June 2022

This month in The Goods, we're sharing the successful businesses who are kicking off 6 months of mentoring as part of our Destination Inspiration Program alongside the latest from the NSW Budget, new campaigns and plenty of exciting updates from the region.


You'll also find funding opportunities from $20 million in electric vehicle charging grants to indigenous tourism and events.
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May 2022

This month in The Goods, we're sharing the latest from this week's LGNSW Destination and Visitor Economy Conference in Orange including the announcement of NSW's Top Tourism Towns.

You'll also find funding opportunities including $20 million in electric vehicle charging grants to drive regional tourism, as well as the successful projects set to share in the Regional Tourism Activation Fund.
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April 2022

This month in The Goods, express your interest for our Destination Inspiration Mentoring Program, find out more about the opportunity to join our board and help guide the region's visitor economy, plus see the Albury Entertainment Centre's redevelopment news and who the finalists in our region are for the Top Tourism Town Awards. We also round up some media coverage of the Riverina Murray region, upcoming events and funding opportunities.
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Have your say on the future of Tourism in the Riverina’

Destination Riverina Murray has had a busy few weeks on the road hosting consultation sessions across the Riverina. The mission? To get your insight and inspiration for what tourism may look like between now and 2030, based on your priority projects and plans.
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Destination Inspiration 2022

Be inspired to create new or enhanced visitor experiences for the region through our Destination Inspiration Events and Mentoring Program. These events will be followed by a 6-month mentoring program with hands-on support to build the capacity and capabilities of tourism businesses towards the development of new visitor experiences. Can't make it this time? A second round will run later this year from September.
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March 2022

This month in The Goods, you'll find out how to have your say on the future of the Riverina visitor economy (plus the Murray region soon), book now for our Destination Inspiration events in April, see Tourism Australia's new campaign and plenty of funding opportunities. We also round up some incredible media coverage of the Riverina Murray region.
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February 2022

This month in The Goods, you'll find the details on our Destination Inspiration program, the region's winners from the NSW Tourism Awards last week and plenty of funding opportunities. We also round up some incredible media coverage of the Riverina Murray region.
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December 2021

In our final update for 2021, you'll find plenty of new events and tourism products, the businesses selected for our Digital Accelerator + Mentor Program, funding opportunities, plus some great media coverage of the Riverina Murray region.
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