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Sydney

Largest city in Australia

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.

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Iranian Australians have gathered in Sydney to remember the victims of a passenger plane that was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 hours ago

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More than 2800 people have reported being attacked by dogs in the past year in NSW, with some Sydney suburbs reporting triple the average rate.
Credit: The Age - Published 7 hours ago

An 84-year-old Cobargo man has died in a Sydney hospital almost three weeks after he was burned in the New Year's Eve bushfires.
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After suffering a cardiac arrest on Friday night, performer Greg Page remained in hospital Saturday night, while the other "yellow Wiggle" Emma Watkins took his..
Credit: The Age - Published 1 day ago

The original Yellow Wiggle Greg Page is recovering in hospital after he went into cardiac arrest at a bushfire benefit concert in Sydney.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

The original Yellow Wiggle Greg Page is recovering in hospital after he went into cardiac arrest at a bushfire benefit concert in Sydney.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Greg Page, one of the founding members of the Wiggles, has collapsed in Sydney while performing at a bushfire relief concert.
Credit: The Age - Published 2 days ago

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 69-year-old woman who was found in a unit in Sydney's east.
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Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 69-year-old woman who was found in a unit in Sydney's east.
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NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge says police acted with "gross overreach" when they arrested 10 people at a climate protest in Sydney.
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Sydney’s main water reservoir Warragamba Dam has been forced to install nets to stop bushfire debris flowing into the city’s drinking supply.
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Sydneysiders have been able to enter CBD venues after 1.30am and order drinks until 3.30am for the first time since 2014.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A western Sydney council has cancelled it's annual Australia Day fireworks out of respect for those affected by Australia's devastating fires.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Officers believe the pair are travelling together but has not been seen or heard from since mid-December.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Officers believe the pair are travelling together but has not been seen or heard from since mid-December.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

When it was close to 40 degrees in Sydney, Kay Newman voiced her concerns to Qantas but was assured her dog, Duke, would only be on the tarmac briefly.
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

Two men from Gaza are learning new skills on Sydney beaches which may save lives back home.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Studies show more than a third of 15-year-olds have "just stopped reading". In a bid to "urgently" stem the decline, one Sydney school will make its students..
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says there will be no questions asked if festival goers use drug amnesty bins at a major event in Sydney on Saturday.
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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says there will be no questions asked if festival goers use drug amnesty bins at a major event in Sydney on Saturday.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The Sydney suburb has a long history of tense relations between its Indigenous communities and the police, but a transformational boxing program is now marking a..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Large numbers of people gathered in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane armed with signs and placards, many baring the #sackScomo hashtag.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Thousands of people have gathered at Sydney's Town Hall, and in capital cities around Australia, to demand more action on climate change as Australia faces an..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Thousands of people have gathered at Sydney's Town Hall, and in capital cities around Australia, to demand more action on climate change as Australia faces an..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Large numbers of people are already gathering in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane armed with signs and placards, many baring the #sackScomo hashtag.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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