Sydney Surrounds South

Product and industry support, facilitating opportunities for visitor economy growth

About Us

DSSS is one of seven Destination Networks (DNs) in regional NSW. Its principle role is to represent and coordinate the growth and development of the Sydney Surrounds South visitor economy. The Sydney Surrounds South region comprises the five local government areas: Kiama, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Wollongong and Wingecarribee (the Southern Highlands). Each has their respective vision for the future, and projects and priorities, which are relevant to the sustainable growth of the region.

Our vision

To be recognised as the closest must-see destination to Sydney. A great day trip or overnight holiday, known for its beautiful coast and highlands, dynamic attractions, events and rich food and wine culture. With our visitor economy contributing to the regional NSW expenditure target of $25 billion by 2030.

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Sydney Surrounds South Riverina Murray NSW Southern NSW North Coast NSW Country and Outback NSW Sydney Surrounds North Central West NSW

Our Board & Staff

Meet our board of directors, who we are and what we do.

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Industry Events

Agritourism Summit

Agritourism Summit

August 29, 20249:00 am - 5:00 pmPeppers Manor House

Australia’s first Agritourism Summit provides you with a place to connect with like-minded farmers with an interest in, or who are currently offering visitor experiences on their farm. The Summit will provide practical and innovative ideas around Agritourism in Austra...

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