New South Wales’ stunning landscapes, unique experiences, and talented locals play a starring role in Tourism Australia’s ‘Live from Aus’ broadcast and live stream activation this weekend, bringing the icons of NSW food & wine, nature & wildlife, as well as arts & culture to audiences across Australia and the world.
Sydney and NSW locals, and destinations will be the focus of 11 segments over the two-day schedule. These will be live streamed from NSW’s most iconic, and exclusive tourism attractions on Tourism Australia’s social media channels every hour, on the hour, to inspire potential audiences of more than 13 million to dream about their next NSW adventure.
“NSW is really in the spotlight this weekend with so many famous NSW faces and iconic destinations featured in Tourism Australia’s ‘Live from Aus’. It’s an irresistible offering for housebound travellers who are looking for inspiration to fuel their holiday dreams and motivate them to start planning their next trip,” said Destination NSW CEO Steve Cox.
Viewers will be able to experience all the top tourist draw cards from Bondi Beach to Sydney Opera House, the Blue Mountains and Byron Bay online, as they virtually ‘meet’ NSW legends in food & wine, arts & culture, Aboriginal tourism, nature & wildlife.
Chefs Matt Moran, Kylie Kwong and Hayden Quinn, childrens’ entertainers The Wiggles, and Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park’s Head Zookeeper, Chad Staples, will all star in the Tourism Australia virtual weekend of experiences. Plus, a Welcome to Country will be delivered by Clarence Slockee, who is from the Bundjalung Nation on north coast NSW.
“For those who are filling their travel experience void online, be sure to check out the #LoveNSW virtual experience map on VisitNSW.com and follow #LoveNSW for more future holiday inspiration. We may not be able to travel right now, but we can be inspired to dream and plan,” Mr Cox said.
The programme of NSW identities and experiences featured in ‘Live From Aus’ Virtual Weekend includes:
16th May, 2020 (Saturday)
7am (AEST): Welcome to Country with Clarence Slockee live from the Illawarra
8am (AEST): Train like Chris Hemsworth with Luke Zocchi & Dan Churchill from Centr, live from Byron Bay
9 am (AEST): Bondi Brekkie Bowls with Guy Turland, live from Bondi Beach
10am (AEST) Kids Club: Sing and Dance with The Wiggles, live from Sydney
7pm: Mate Night Dinner Party with Matt Moran, live from Chiswick Restaurant, Sydney 8pm: Pub Trivia Night with Rove McManus, live from The Royal Hotel, Bondi
17th May, 2020 (Sunday)
6am (AEST): Sunrise Yoga with Elements of Byron Bay, live from Byron Bay
8 am (AEST): Take part in an Aussie wildlife Q&A with Zookeeper Chad Staples, live from Featherdale Wildlife Park, Western Sydney
10 am (AEST): The Great Aussie Brunch with Three Blue Ducks, live from Sydney and Byron Bay
1pm (AEST): Sunday BBQ Lunch with Hayden Quinn, live from Sydney 8pm (AEST): Night at the Sydney Opera House, live from Sydney