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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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For Chris Moysa, a Sydney schoolteacher, the spread of coronavirus means long days at home without company. But like scores of other Australians, Moysa now has a..
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The former head of Macquarie's private bank says an Australian-based Chinese news outlet defamed him after his company refused to "sponsor" the media company.
Credit: The Age - Published 11 hours ago

Australian authorities opened a pop-up coronavirus testing clinic at Sydney's Bondi Beach on Wednesday, as the country's central bank warned the economic fallout..
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Australian authorities will open a pop-up coronavirus testing clinic next to Sydney's Bondi Beach on Wednesday as health workers try to contain clusters of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 13 hours ago

Sydney-based Kuang Yuanping, a former PLA officer with links to Chinese foreign influence operations, has been exporting - and importing - medical equipment.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 day ago

Australians being held in quarantine they are worried about spending the next two weeks without access to fresh air, laundry services or healthy meals. 
Credit: The Age - Published 3 days ago

Guests at a Bondi Beach dance party were exposed to coronavirus as cases spike in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Credit: The Age - Published 4 days ago

Australians who have returned from overseas and have been forced into quarantine at a Sydney hotel say they are living in "prison-like" conditions.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

There has been a fourth COVID-19-related death at the Dorothy Henderson Lodge aged care facility in Sydney.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

As Italy grapples with the devastating impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, a Sydney not-for-profit offering online counselling for Italian-Australians here who..
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Sydneysiders have cut their travel to 23 per cent of ordinary levels and Melbourne has cut it to 25 per cent, while movement in cities in lockdown such as Rome..
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

A second Chinese property company based in Sydney flew more than 80 tonnes of medical supplies on a corporate jet to Wuhan in late February, at the time..
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

This is 'COVID Red' ICU - the purpose-built bastion for critically ill patients with COVID-19 and the frontline for the doctors and nurses fighting to save..
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

Two cruise ships off the coast of Western Australia have been told to “immediately” leave Australian waters, after the country's worst outbreak of the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

No passenger will be allowed off cruise ships in Sydney until new protocols, which are still being negotiated with the federal government, are signed,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Staff from Chinese-backed property giant Greenland Group were instructed to source bulk supplies of medical items, including from Sydney, to ship back to China.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Greg Butler was rushed to hospital with COVID-19 within days of getting home to self-isolate after being allowed off the Ruby Princess cruise liner in Sydney,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Sydney's roads at peak hour on Tuesday resembled traffic conditions at the quietest daytime levels last week, amid warnings that social distancing measures may..
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

These are difficult days for the cruise industry. And that’s before you consider the Ruby Princess which docked in Sydney last Thursday and unleashed a flood..
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

An SBS staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Australia reported a jump in coronavirus cases on Tuesday that was almost entirely due to passengers who disembarked a cruise ship in Sydney several days ago,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

As a noon deadline struck on Monday for Australian pubs, restaurants and other gathering-places to close, the last three guests in Badde Manors café, in the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The fancy restaurants are 60 per cent empty by design, the chefs already know this will be their last medium-sized night for weeks.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Changes have been made to cruise ship rules in Australia after the Ruby Princess cruise bungle.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Changes have been made to cruise ship rules in Australia after the Ruby Princess cruise bungle.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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