Thursday 19 January 2017
January Industry E-News
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Belmore Falls, Southern Highlands
Destination Southern Highlands E-News - January 2017
Welcome to 2017 & our first Industry E-News - The team at Destination Southern Highlands hope you had an enjoyable festive season over Christmas & we look forward to working with you for a fruitful 2017.
2017 Destination Planner
The Southern Highlands Destination Planner is in the market place, you should have received yours in the post, if not call into the Welcome Centre for your copy. Check out the new pie trail. Alternately, visit our website or click on the below link to view the online copy.
2017 After Hours
Destination Southern Highlands conducts bi-monthly 'After Hours Events' for our members and invited industry representatives. These events are hosted by a different member and provide a casual networking and product familiarisation opportunity for our industry. Invitations are forwarded via email.
2017 Dates are listed below.
Building Better Regions
The Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) will invest $297.7 million over four years in infrastructure projects and community investments to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. 

Want to know more about the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Funds (BBRF) and how to apply for your project’s funding? For further information please click on the newsletter below.
Featured Partner
The Good Reader specialises in new, second hand and vintage books.
You will find a whole world of stories and ideas to tantalise the inquiring mind.
They have gone to great lengths to keep their books affordable in all categories, which include a wonderful children's section, interesting history and biography sections, fiction, science fiction, pop culture and non fiction in general.
They have an extensive art and photography section, design and architecture, crafts, gardening and a delicious array of cooking books.

Open 7 days from 9am to 5:30pm.
The Good Reader
2017 Themed Months
Are you familiar with the Destination Southern Highlands 'Themed Marketing Month's'. To assist with your product development & event marketing, check out our schedule for 2017.  Additionally, the Welcome Centre has foyer display space, media wall imagery and events based around each theme.
Golf Packages
Are you an accommodation operator?
Do you want to increase midweek stays?
If YES... then purchase the new golf pass vouchers from the Welcome Centre, package them up with your mid-week accommodation experiences and sell, sell, sell.
Cost is $89.00 per voucher for 54 holes of golf at any of the 8 Southern Highlands golf courses.
New DNSW Regional Funding
The State Government has just launched funding access to $13 million available to 2019 for regional tourism on a matched dollar-for-dollar basis. Grants will assist with infrastructure and accommodation projects and also todeliver marketing campaigns aimed at driving overnight visitation. The Regional Tourism Fund is available to Local Government, tourism and industry sector organisations as well as the six Destination Networks, with the product development program also available to tourism operators.
Featured Event
Brigadoon 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the Highland Gathering in Bundanoon.
Ticket Prices For 2017

$20 for Adults
$50 for Families (2A + 2C)
$10 for Children (5-17yrs)
$18 for Concession (Only for holder of Aged Pension Cards)
Tickets can be pre-purchased from the Welcome Centre.


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