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Sydney

City in New South Wales, Australia

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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 70ย km (43.5ย 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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Preliminary property auction results from CoreLogic suggest clearance rates in Sydney and Melbourne could have crept above 60 per cent.
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Sydney's new driverless northwest Metro has passed its first real test during peak-hour on Monday morning, only suffering some minor hiccups.
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Sydney's new driverless northwest Metro has been officially opened and will face its first peak-hour test on Monday morning.
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Sydney's new driverless northwest Metro has been officially opened and will soon face its first peak-hour test on Monday.
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A woman has been charged after allegedly injuring a man with a Samurai sword in Sydney's west.
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A 19-year-old man has been charged after a man died following a brawl at a house party in Sydney's south west.
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An 18-year-old man has been killed during a brawl that spilled onto the street in Sydney's southwest.
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With Sydney MP Anthony Albanese all but confirmed as the next federal leader of the Labor Party, an equality lobby group wants women in his leadership team.
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Australians will get a chance to farewell the late Labor leader and former prime minister Bob Hawke at a memorial service in Sydney on June 14.
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Queensland wasnโ€™t the only region where Labor lost substantial ground with voters โ€“ in its heartland of western Sydney, the party recorded major swings..
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More than two million people are expected to flock to Sydney's CBD to gaze at the colourful projections and sculptures in the annual Vivid festival.
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A marlin's sharp snout has sliced open a man's arm in NSW waters, causing an open fracture, while it also delivered a deep cut to his brother's shoulder.
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Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist.
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Hedayat Osyan came to Australia from Afghanistan and has since changed the lives of several others like him.
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The man was arrested and charged with possessing explosives and being armed with the intention to commit an indictable offence.
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Sydney and south and north coast residents have woken to hazy conditions caused by localised fires, and the sharp smell of smoke in the air.
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Sydney and south and north coast residents have woken to hazy conditions caused by localised fires, and the sharp smell of smoke in the air.
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Sydneysiders have been warned of "poor" air quality as smoke from planned hazard reduction burns blankets much of the city.
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The controversial Sydney figure Salim Mehajer has walked out of a NSW prison where he was held for electoral fraud, but his legal woes are not over.
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Controversial Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer has walked out of a NSW prison where he was held for electoral fraud, but his legal woes are not over.
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A Melbourne editor and a Sydney radio shock jock have had contempt charges against them dropped over reporting of Cardinal George Pell's sex abuse convictions.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will meeting in Sydney to discuss the state of the economy and the government's planned tax cuts.
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Controversial Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer is expected to walk out of a NSW prison where he was held for electoral fraud but his legal woes are not over.
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No police officer on scene had a Taser when an armed man was shot dead at one of Australia's busiest train stations, a Sydney inquest has been told.
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Taronga Zoo is shining a light on Aussie icons and endangered animals for this year's Vivid festival in Sydney. (Courtesy: Taronga Zoo)
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Liberal candidate Dave Sharma has edged ahead of incumbent independent Kerryn Phelps in the battle for the Sydney seat of Wentworth.
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The Olympian who vanquished Tony Abbott, snatching the Sydney seat he held for 24 years, says his loss means "the handbrake" on climate change action is off.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to address Liberal supporters in Sydney as Labor concedes defeat.
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Liberal faithful are arriving at the Sofitel Hotel in Sydney for the party's election night party, with Scott Morrison due to address them later in the night.
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Liberal faithful are arriving at the Sofitel Hotel in Sydney for the party's election night party, with Scott Morrison due to address them later in the night.
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Dave Sharma believes Wentworth is too close to call, yet, but he's encouraged by the numbers coming through for key booths across Sydney's eastern suburbs.
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Liberal faithful are arriving at the Sofitel Hotel in Sydney for the party's election night party, with Scott Morrison due to address them later in the night.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has returned to his beloved Sutherland Shire in Sydney after starting election day in northern Tasmania.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has returned to his beloved Sutherland Shire in Sydney after starting election day in northern Tasmania.
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A man in United Australia Party clothing has exposed himself at a Sydney polling place.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has started federal election day in northern Tasmania, visiting two polling booths in Launceston before flying home to Sydney.
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