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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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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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Liberal candidate Dave Sharma has voted at Paddington in a bid to reclaim the once blue-ribbon Sydney seat of Wentworth from independent Kerryn Phelps.
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A man has attacked a Liberal volunteer with a corkscrew and torn down campaign material at a polling station in Tony Abbott's Sydney electorate of Warringah.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has started federal election day in northern Tasmania, visiting two polling booths in Launceston, before he flies home to Sydney.
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Former prime minister Tony Abbott admitted to having butterflies in his stomach as he cast his vote in Sydney's northern beaches on Saturday morning.
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A man has attacked a Liberal volunteer with a corkscrew and torn down campaign material at a polling station in Tony Abbott's Sydney electorate of Warringah.
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Early onset dementia sufferers have pleaded for governing bodies and aged care facilities to provide more support for victims of the disease at the last day of..
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On the eve of a predicted Labor election win, the nation is mourning the party's most successful prime minister, Bob Hawke, who died at his Sydney home at 89.
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A woman has died in hospital after her pet dog attacked her and her husband at their home southwest of Sydney, with the animal's fate still to be decided.
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A father who killed his wife and two children by releasing carbon monoxide gas into their home as they slept intended to kill himself as well, a coroner said.
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A Sydney university dropout who took a cocktail of drugs with a friend in a Blue Mountains home before fatally stabbing him has been jailed until late 2025.
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Independent Wentworth MP Kerryn Phelps believes the anger that fuelled her by-election win in October is still bubbling below the surface in the Sydney seat.
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A father who killed his wife and two children by releasing carbon monoxide gas into their home as they slept intended to kill himself as well, a coroner says.
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A Sydney university dropout who took a cocktail of drugs with a friend in a Blue Mountains home before fatally stabbing him has been jailed until late 2025.
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EXCLUSIVE: A group of Afghan war veterans who stayed behind after the Invictus Games in Sydney last year have told SBS of their joy at being granted permanent..
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Reaction to the death of former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke, who died at his Sydney home on Thursday aged 89.
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On the eve of a predicted Labor election win, the nation is mourning the party's most successful prime minister, Bob Hawke, who died at his Sydney home at 89.
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A Sydney mother has pulled her daughter out of NAPLAN exams after technical glitches disrupted students' exams, prompting education authorities across the..
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EXCLUSIVE: A group of Afghan war veterans who stayed behind after the Invictus Games in Sydney last year have told SBS of their joy at being granted permanent..
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As Fashion Week in Sydney comes to a close, we take a look at the key trends - both on the runway and in the front row.
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It's a herb that polarises diners, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared he's a coriander fan as he toured a farmers market in Sydney.
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A Sydney man has pleaded not guilty to intimidating a reporter and assaulting a photographer after a Fraser Anning press conference in Sydney.
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It's a herb that polarises diners, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison has admitted he's a fan as he toured a farmers market in Sydney.
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It's a herb that polarises diners, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison has admitted he's a fan as he toured a farmers market in Sydney.
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Photojournalist Mridula Amin and artist Lachie Hinton met refugees on the island in secret. Their work is set to go on display in Sydney this week.
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Scott Morrison has driven home his housing policies across two marginal Victorian electorates, before making an election pitch to Sydney's Chinese community.
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Two children died after a Toyota SUV ploughed into a Sydney classroom in 2017.
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Scott Morrison has tried to win over Sydney's Chinese community by talking up trade and immigration, while also making reference to some controversial remarks.
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ACTU president Michele O'Neil will present the case for a six per cent increase to the minimum wage at a Fair Work Commission hearing in Sydney.
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ACTU president Michele O'Neil will present the case for a six per cent increase to the minimum wage at a Fair Work Commission hearing in Sydney.
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The east coast route should go through the new airport at Badgerys Creek.
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Serial killer Ivan Milat has been transferred to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick from Goulburn's supermax jail.
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Labor's Reid candidate Sam Crosby told SBS News he has lodged a complaint over two alleged instances he witnessed of Liberal volunteers using racist language.
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It's all systems go for the $649 million redevelopment of Sydney's Cockle Bay Wharf despite critics saying it will overshadow the proposed Town Hall Square.
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The City of Sydney has unanimously passed a late-night trading plan which will allow for changes such as 24-hour trading in the city centre.
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The City of Sydney has unanimously passed a late-night trading plan which will allow for changes such as 24-hour trading in the city centre.
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A 70-year-old woman sounded like a "lawnmower engine" as she was fighting to breathe in a Sydney residential aged care home, but there wasn't a nurse in sight.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison is campaigning in Sydney on his 51st birthday, talking up the coalition's plans to help younger Australians buy their first home.
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The NSW planning commission has approved a $649 million redevelopment of Sydney's Cockle Bay Wharf despite fears it will overshadow a proposed Town Hall square.
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After a 17-year absence, Australian fashion label Tigerlily is returning to Sydney's Fashion Week catwalk with a bold new vision.
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A Sydney football fan claims he was the victim of a โ€˜power tripโ€™ after he was ejected from a stadium by security guards for taking his daughter to a disabled..
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Former prime minister John Howard has joined Tony Abbott to campaign in the northern Sydney seat of Warringah, ahead of Saturday's federal election.
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Labor has announced that if elected it will commission a feasibility study into the relocation of the Sydney-based headquarters and studios of SBS from the north..
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A daughter has told an inquiry how her mother was alone and fighting to breathe at a residential aged care facility in Sydney's lower north shore.
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A Sydney football fan claims he was the victim of a โ€˜power tripโ€™ after he was ejected from a stadium by security guards for taking his daughter to a disabled..
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Labor will launch a national campaign focusing on cuts in the Abbott government's 2014 budget ahead of Saturday's federal election.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison is campaigning in Sydney on his 51st birthday, talking up the coalition's plans to help younger Australians buy their first home.
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FFA will investigate after a Sydney father was evicted from the A-League preliminary final who was trying to take his disabled daughter to the bathroom.
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Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will campaign in Sydney on Monday, as the latest Newspoll shows Labor remains poised to win the federal election next weekend.
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Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will campaign in Sydney on Monday, as the latest Newspoll shows Labor remains poised to win the federal election next weekend.
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The City of Sydney will weigh 24-hour trading in the city centre in response to residents calling for a better night-time economy, Lord Mayor Clover Moore says.
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After a 17-year absence, Australian fashion label Tigerlily is returning to Sydney's Fashion Week catwalk with a bold new vision.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will start his campaign day in Sydney on Monday, talking up plans to help younger Australians buy their first homes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will campaign in Sydney on Monday, as the latest Newspoll shows Labor remains poised to win the federal election next weekend.
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Fashion Week has kicked off in Sydney with an Australian-inspired collection from Queensland design duo Edwina Forest and Adrian Norris, of the label Aje.
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High-tech drumlines have caught dozens of sharks off NSW beaches in recent months, including a three-and-a-half-metre tiger shark snagged off Sydney.
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The new Inner City High School in Surry Hills will have high-tech facilities; a diverse catchment, and the opportunity to create the school culture from scratch.
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A Chicago jury has ordered Sydney-based Eddie Oygur to pay $US450,000 in damages after he lost a trademark battle against a US company for selling ugg boots.
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Manly NRL player Dylan Walker has been found not guilty by a Sydney magistrate of assaulting his fiancee, Alexandra Ivkovic, in December 2018.
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Manly NRL player Dylan Walker has been found not guilty by a Sydney magistrate of assaulting his fiancee, Alexandra Ivkovic, in December 2018.
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The pill testing debate has become a vehicle for wider society to understand youngsters battling serious drug addiction, an expert has told a Sydney inquiry.
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The mystery witness who a Sydney newspaper publisher tried to have testify in Geoffrey Rush's defamation case can now be revealed as actor Yael Stone.
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The mystery witness who a Sydney newspaper publisher tried to have testify in Geoffrey Rush's defamation case can now be revealed as actor Yael Stone.
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