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Sydney

State capital of New South Wales and most populous city in Australia and Oceania

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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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A group of high school students has tested fish sold at the Sydney Fish Markets and in the CBD and found that cheaper species are commonly switched for more..
Credit: The Age - Published 7 hours ago

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The Fair Work Ombudsman is pursuing a Sydney couple over allegations they paid their nanny just over $2 an hour.
Credit: SBS - Published 15 hours ago

The Sydney barrister and undischarged bankrupt has been banned from practice after the NSW Bar Association quietly cancelled his practising certificate.
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Christopher Pyne, Michael Photios and the other moderate Liberals will always have Sydney's Cherry Bar - but itโ€™s the Right that rules the roost over at Monkey..
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A 19-year-old man who died as a result of MDMA and cocaine toxicity earlier told his friend he would "push through" at the Sydney music festival they attended.
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A 19-year-old man who died as a result of MDMA and cocaine toxicity earlier told his friend he would "push through" at the Sydney music festival they attended.
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A 19-year-old man who died as a result of MDMA and cocaine toxicity earlier told his friend he would "push through" at the Sydney music festival they attended.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

A Sydney addiction specialist has told a coroner she supports pill testing, noting that police drug dogs can have risky consequences such as panic consumption.
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"Have you seen what Melbourne's done?" was a question asked repeatedly in local galleries in two states at the weekend after Sydney and Melbourneโ€™s art crowd..
Credit: The Age - Published 2 days ago

Two journalists were asked for their fingerprints just months before police raided the ABC's headquarters in Sydney over leaked information.
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Two journalists were asked for their fingerprints just months before police raided the ABC's headquarters in Sydney over leaked information.
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The senior doctor who oversaw two patients dying of a MDMA overdose at a Sydney music festival says he wasn't overwhelmed despite the chaos that ensued.
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International passengers at Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport are being hit with lengthy delays as a result of an Australian Border Force security outage.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

International passengers at Sydney's Kingsford Smith Airport are being hit with lengthy delays as a result of an Australian Border Force security outage.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

One month on, there's still no word on what caused cracking in Sydney's Mascot Towers or when residents can permanently go back to their homes.
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A Sydney busker has chased down an a teen who allegedly tried to rob him in Pitt Street Mall.
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The litany of Sydney's lost fun parks is as long as a waterslide at the now defunct Mount Druitt Waterworks.
Credit: The Age - Published 4 days ago

A woman who rang triple zero on Friday night to report herself lost while bushwalking in southern Sydney has been found at an inner city home.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
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A search has resumed at a national park in southern Sydney for a women who rang triple zero on Friday night to report that she got lost bushwalking.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A 27-year-old woman has been accused of stabbing a man in the head at a Sydney home after earlier being ejected from a local pub.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

The developer behind the evacuated Zetland apartments has had a distinguished career in Sydney property.
Credit: The Age - Published 5 days ago

Two doctors were on hand at Sydney's Defqon 1 music festival where Diana Nguyen, 21, and Joseph Pham, 23, died after taking MDMA pills.
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Two doctors were on hand at Sydney's Defqon 1 music festival where Diana Nguyen, 21, and Joseph Pham, 23, died after taking MDMA pills.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Sydney mountaineer Ruth McCance's remains have been cremated in India after her husband was told they would not be able to be transported back to Australia.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Sculpture by the Sea says a new path will ruin the Sydney event but a disability group says artwork should not override a city's accessibility needs.
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A woman strip-searched at a Sydney music festival says a police officer ordered she reveal where her drugs were hidden or the search would be "nice and slow".
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Emergency crews are trying to restore power to nearly 4000 properties to the west and south of Sydney as a cold front brings damaging winds across NSW.
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The multi-million dollar Sculpture by the Sea event in Sydney's Bondi Beach may move from the site where it's been held for 23 years, organisers say.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The multi-million dollar Sculpture by the Sea event in Sydney's Bondi Beach may move from the site where it's been held for 23 years, organisers say.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The multi-million dollar Sculpture by the Sea event in Sydney's Bondi Beach may move from the site where it's been held for 23 years, organisers say.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A high-profile murder trial slated to start in Sydney on Monday has been delayed until 2020, after defence barristers refused to accept low Legal Aid fees.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

A Sydney apartment block that was evacuated several months ago over safety fears is the latest residential building to come under scrutiny in the city.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at a school in Sydney have been putting their teaching skills to the test during NAIDOC Week celebrations.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Two men and a woman have been charged with slavery offences after allegedly forcing an Afghan woman into domestic servitude at a home in Sydney's west.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Two men and a woman have been charged with slavery offences after they allegedly forced an Afghan woman into domestic servitude at a home in Sydney's west.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The director of Sydney electronic music festival Defqon.1 has told a coroner he did not speak to the medical contractor about the doctors who would be provided.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The new M4 tunnels between Homebush and Haberfield will open on Saturday, with the NSW government saying it will slash travel times for thousands of drivers.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A third Sydney apartment block that was evacuated several months ago over safety fears is the latest residential building to come under scrutiny in the city.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A third Sydney apartment block that was evacuated several months ago due to safety fears is the latest residential building to come under scrutiny.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A third Sydney apartment block that was evacuated several months ago due to safety fears is the latest residential building to come under scrutiny.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for Indigenous respect in schools after a group of Sydney students claim they were called names during..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

International students are being exploited by landlords in Sydney's informal and unregulated housing market, a new report has found.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A man who overdosed on MDMA at a Sydney music festival was not transferred to hospital for an hour, despite an onsite doctor deeming his situation an emergency.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

International students are being exploited by landlords in Sydney's tight housing market, a new report has found.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

International students are being exploited by landlords in Sydney's tight housing market, a new report has found.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A Sydney man has pleaded guilty to a charge of common assault after he inadvertently live-streamed himself hitting his pregnant partner.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A Sydney has pleaded guilty to a charge of common assault after he inadvertently live-streamed himself hitting his pregnant partner.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

An inquest has begun in Sydney into the suspected drug-related deaths of six young people at NSW music festivals over two years.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

An inquest has begun in Sydney into the suspected drug-related deaths of six young people at NSW music festivals over two years.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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