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The NSW Government has launched a tourism support program designed to encourage people back into the Sydney CBD, re-ignite live music across the state, and support jobs in the accommodation, entertainment, business events and tourism sectors throughout NSW.

Key components of the program include the following packages.

Business Events Industry Support package

Kickstart 2021 Sydney Business Events Fund

Applications have closed for the Kickstart 2021 Sydney Business Events Fund. 

For more information, visit Kickstart 2021 Business Events Fund.

Regional Conferencing support

Business event organisers can apply for funding for events held in regional NSW:

  • up to $15,000 for events with up to 150 delegates

  • up to $30,000 for events with more than 150 delegates

Applications are now open.

To apply, visit NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund.

Tourism Industry Marketing Support package

Applications have now closed for the Tourism Industry Marketing Support package. 

For more information, visit Tourism Industry Marketing Support Grants Program.

Accommodation vouchers

Up to 200,000 accommodation vouchers worth $100 each will be available to NSW residents from June 2021. 

Accommodation providers will need to register for the program and operate within the City of Sydney to participate.

More information will be available soon.

Live Music Support package

Applications have closed for the Live Music Support Package funding and are now being processed. Funding will be announced in early May 2021.

If you have questions, please email