Chinese New Year in Australia

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Travelling during the Chinese New Year

Travelling to Australia this Chinese New Year? We've rounded up our top tips for where to welcome in the Lunar New Year, as well as our top travel tips for families. 

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Australia

From performing your favourite karaoke songs atop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to a Chinese New Year's Eve banquet at the Sydney Opera House, here are our recommendations to bring in the Lunar New Year.

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Sydney's Chinese New Year festival

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at City of Sydney's Chinese New Year Festival. This vibrant arts Festival has a program bursting with cultural events, markets, tours, exhibitions and entertainment, most of them free.

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20 Tips for travelling with kids

Our resident family travel writer, Karla Courtney, has visited more than 35 countries with her young son, Marshall. From booking and packing to exploring your destination, her practical tips make travelling with kids a breeze.

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Eat the Lunar New Year in Sydney

Check out the City of Sydney's incredible Lunar Eats food guide curated by celebrity Chef, Adam Liaw. Sydney brings together vibrant communities from China, Vietnam, Korea and more for one of the biggest, best and most multicultural Lunar New Year celebrations in the world.

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This Melbourne hit list will keep your kids entertained for days

Keeping the brood entertained while keeping an eye on the budget? It’s a cinch with this handy list. From visiting the museums to watching the wildlife.  We have them all here.

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Celebrate the year of the Dog

Join us to celebrate the 2018 Chinese New Year Festival! The opening night will see fireworks light up the night sky and the Sydney Harbour Bridge bathed in an auspicious red glow. Enjoy a Frameshift perfomance which is presented by Art and About Sydney.

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The best apps to keep kids entertained while travelling

When it comes to keeping kids entertained while travelling, most parents would admit that apps are some of the best tools you can have in your arsenal. These are some of the best.

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Important information

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