Community groups and individuals in the Billabong Yanco region are invited to apply for funding under the Billabong Yanco Community Grants program. Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects that celebrate and interact with our local landscapes, culture and produce. Grants will be provided to projects that address one or more of the following areas: Aboriginal or European Heritage Appreciation of natural assets Focus on local produce Information about the grants is available on the M...
THE RIVERINA FLOURISHES IN AUTUMN From cotton to cottages, lamb to wine, the autumn edition of Inside the Riverina magazine celebrates a small selection of the best the region has to offer. Autumn in the Riverina is the perfect season to fill your pantry with bounteous regional produce, visit restaurants resplendent with fresh ingredients and take that short break in authentic country style. The Riverina’s superior natural ingredients combined with dedicated, passionate growers, producers an...
In February 2016, Get Connected will be launching a new data entry tool powered by the  ATDW-Online   platform. In preparation for the launch, Get Connected members were asked to login and update images to meet the new dimensions of   2048 pixels wide x 1536 pixels high .  The new image dimensions were enforced on Monday 2nd November 2015, however, existing images will remain until the next mandatory update is due. Any images failing to meet the new standards at this time will be removed as ...
The Riverina Tourism Annual Report 2014-15 is now online. Some highlights of the year include: the quarterly ' Inside the Riverina ' publication which showcases unique food, beverage and agritourism experiences across the region,  the ' Riverina Localist ' campaign which encourages Riverina locals to get out and about with family and friends to discover all the great places to eat, drink and visit throughout the region, and the Taste Riverina Festival which has been growing in size and reput...
Get Connected requires all industry to upload images in "Landscape" format from now on.  A corporate message from Destination NSW distributed this week is thus: Notice: To prepare for some big changes to Get Connected, please ensure you upload high quality landscape images which are a minimum of 2048 x 1536 pixels high. Please note this when taking photos and having photographers work for your business/attraction.
With over 16 stories and 'meet the maker' profiles, you'll have the Riverina all wrapped up in this spring edition of "Inside the Riverina". Stories and behind-the-scenes insights we share with you are: Australian Beer Company - craft brewers of Yenda branded beers, Alehouse Cider and more. Riverina Wine Collective - a full range of locally grown and sourced wines selected to represent the Riverina's highly acclaimed wine industry. The Village Leeton - where food meets wine The Sheridan Bout...
It hasn't been done before, so let's do it! A series of industry presentations and delicious lunch prior to the mid-afternoon Riverina Tourism AGM, followed by drinks and hors d'oeuvres.  Located at the lovely cellar door venue at Yarran Wines, overlooking the vineyard, near Griffith, set aside the day for learning something new.  Speakers include TripAdvisor, Wotif and Destination NSW. They will cover topics such as: packaging and bundling regional conferencing food and wine strategy social...
Riverina Tourism's Twitter site has increased it's mentions by 433% over the last fortnight, due to the cross-promotion of Taste Riverina Festival and a handful of it's tech-savvy event holders. Top Tweet is the Wagga Cork & Fork Festival, Wagga Wagga with 150+ views. The total of Tweet Impressions for the Riverina Tourism site in September was over 4,000. With results such as this, Riverina Tourism is entering a concentrated era of social media, with profile and engagement of its audiences ...
Reunite in the Riverina has only 4 weeks to play out the Visiting Friends and Relatives campaign in full. This 3-month campaign began in August with regional television and social media advertising promoting to concept of "make the invitation" to friends and relatives to visit the Riverina. With over 60 registered visits, including family and sporting reunions, small group gatherings and interstate visitation recorded on the competition page, Riverina Tourism is delighted with the response s...
**WIN - Book your tickets now for a chance to WIN a five-course degustation dinner for two, with matched wines, valued at $200, courtesy of Pages on Pine Restaurant Leeton. Book now at www.roxyleeton.com.au Join us for a night of tantalising delights at the Leeton Roxy Theatre, 7pm Friday 2nd October. Mingle and enjoy a delicious tapas style menu , by renowned chef, Eric Pages, from Pages on Pine Restaurant, with Lillypilly Estate, Toorak Wines, and Barellan Beer. Experience Parisian style n...