National Parks and Wildlife Service are a marketing partner for Riverina Tourism. Their events unit is gathering constructive feedback on its Parks as events venues. If you have a moment it would be much appreciated if you can complete feedback survey by clicking HERE. As part of the development of the new events strategy for Office of Environment and Heritage/NPWS, they are seeking a cross section of views, comments and thoughts from a range of external stakeholders about the staging of eve...

Are you interested in starting up or improving your farm gate experience for rural tourism? Contact Riverina Tourism on 0427 630 349 or marketing@riverinatourism.com.au to plan your next 'off farm' business plan.  View a recent Wagga Daily Advertiser article HERE. 

Riverina Tourism welcomes the collaborative efforts of the region's tourism industry to bring two media famils to the region. Firstly, Mr David Fitzsimmons, Daily Telegraph, Best Weekend has an action-packed itinerary set by Destination NSW, circumnavigating the food, wine and agricultural and rural tourism map of the Riverina via Hay, Rankins Springs, Griffith and Leeton, to complete his 6-day tour in Wagga Wagga. David Fitzsimmons will be arriving on Monday 24 August in Albury, and conclud...
Where better to leave a Love Lock than in ‘Lock-Heart’!  A love lock, sometimes known as a love padlock, is a padlock which couples lock on to a significant object to symbolize their love. After the padlock is locked, the key is thrown away to symbolize their unbreakable love. It is thought that the romantic Love Locks custom originated in Italy… Or Serbia… Or China… Wherever this charming tradition began, over time, tens of thousands of couples and friends throughout the world have sworn th...
Destination NSW is developing a full-colour printed 40-page magazine insert showcasing new and key experiences across Sydney and NSW for Spring and Summer in 2015. It will also include key events from September 2015 to June 2016. The dedicated 40-page Sydney and Regional NSW magazine insert will have an Australian circulation of circa 2.2 million and it will be inserted in Sydney metro newspapers (e.g. Sunday Telegraph) from 6 September 2015, followed by selected regional titles in Coffs Har...
Reunite in the Riverina – campaign reaches over 35,000 on social media. “Reunite in the Riverina”, a Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) campaign aimed to encourage locals to make the invitation to their friends and family to ‘come on home’, has reached great heights as the 4-month campaign kicks into gear. Over 35,000 people have viewed the social media campaign in the initial weeks. Advertising will continue to promote the campaign on Facebook and Twitter, with extra partnership funding d...
Taste Riverina – plenty of time to register   Over 80 events were registered for Taste Riverina’s printed program. From now on, it’s all digital and there is plenty of time to register your tasty event online at www.tasteriverina.com.au   Taste Riverina is October’s menu of food and produce events, including hands-on cooking classes, indigenous ‘bush food’ dining experiences, meet the maker events, and on-farm tours. For more event details, visit www.tasteriverina.com.au and ask for an email...
Destination NSW maintains a highly sophisticated research capability to deliver latest statistical data and analysis to assist the tourism industry. Find the facts, figures and tourism insights you need to understand the latest trends in domestic and international tourism arrivals to NSW. Comprehensive reports profile visitor patterns and impacts for NSW and Sydney, for the State’s 12 tourism regions as well as local government destinations. Additional research reports examine a broad range ...
3 award events are still up for contention this year, each recognising excellence in our community. See more for details: 1) Australian Event Awards 2015 – nominate before 10th August 2015. Deni Ute Muster won Best Regional Event at The Australian Event Awards in 2014. Now’s your opportunity to nominate for 2015. Event organizers, managers and companies have until 10 August 2015 to enter their work in Australia’s broadest awards programme for the events industry at www.eventawards.com.au . A...
Food I Am have just been awarded Silver at the Inland NSW Tourism Awards. Here's an opportunity to experience their award-winning service: It is salami season in the Little Italy of Australia. During The Festa Delle Salsicce (Festival of the Sausage) a team of 16 local judges, representing 16 different regions of Italy, announce the winner of the competition from about 90 salamis entered. Making salami, tomato sauce, breads, biscuits and wine are old Italian traditions and are big events for...