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New South Wales

State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Coral and Tasman Seas to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In March 2019, the population of New South Wales was over 8ย million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1ย million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

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New South Wales has followed in the footsteps of Victoria and launched a scheme to recruit final-year medical students to assist with the COVID-19 response.
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Health authorities have confirmed a ninth coronavirus death in NSW as the premier calls on businesses to plug crucial resource shortages.
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Health authorities have confirmed a ninth coronavirus death in NSW as the premier calls on businesses to plug crucial resource shortages.
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If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020..
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The officers are located in New South Wales and Queensland, a spokesperson confirmed. It is not known exactly when the officers tested positive for the..
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The officers are located in New South Wales and Queensland, a spokesperson confirmed. It is not known exactly when the officers tested positive for the..
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New South Wales, the Australian state most severely affected by last summer's wildfires on Tuesday marked the official close to its worst ever bushfire season,..
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Authorities around Australia are imploring the public to practise self-isolation measures as states and territories begin enforcing new restrictions to stop the..
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People in Australia's most populous state of New South Wales, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Australia, could be heavily fined or jailed for..
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Authorities around Australia are imploring the public to practise self-isolation measures as states and territories begin enforcing new restrictions.
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If mitigation works, some five per cent of the NSW population could be symptomatic in November with 5100 patients in intensive care, a COVID-19 model suggests.
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If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020..
Credit: The Age - Published 2 days ago

Australia's two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria, will restrict public gatherings to two people from midnight, state leaders said on Monday, as..
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NSW authorities have urged people to follow health guidelines and self-isolate as the number of confirmed cases in the state hits 1,791.
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NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has urged people to follow health guidelines and self-isolate as the number of confirmed cases in the state hits 1,791.
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NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has urged people to follow health guidelines and self-isolate as the number of confirmed cases in the state hits 1791.
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The first 'virtual hospital' in Australia will be established in NSW to treat coronavirus patients from their homes.
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The greatest disruption to education in decades may also have major implications for the way students are taught in future, says NSW public schools boss Mark..
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To shut down, or not to shut down. That was the vexed question behind closed doors that played out very publicly.
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Peter and Carole Burke from Port Macquarie are trapped inside their cabin on board the Zaandam off the coast of Panama, where four passengers died during a..
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The move will impact about 400 to 500 workers and their employment arrangements will be managed individually by their respective companies.
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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Australia has surpassed 3,000.
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Pharmacies and supermarkets have been given special permissions to open 24 hours a day in NSW while Australia tackles the coronavirus crisis. Their workers are..
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NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has indicated she's ready to move ahead of the Commonwealth towards lockdown-style measures to fight COVID-19 as other states also..
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NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has indicated she's ready to move ahead of the Commonwealth towards lockdown-style measures to fight COVID-19 as other states also..
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The NSW premier says she's ready to move ahead of the Commonwealth towards lockdown-style measures to fight COVID-19 if numbers don't improve in coming days.
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No passenger will be allowed off cruise ships in Sydney until new protocols, which are still being negotiated with the federal government, are signed,..
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The first deaths in Victoria from coronavirus have been recorded, with two men in their 70s dying overnight.
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NSW Police will be able to fine individuals $1,000 and businesses $5,000 for breaches of public health and ministerial orders during the coronavirus crisis.
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New South Wales state's health department allowed passengers off the coronavirus-stricken Ruby Princess cruise ship as they determined it to be "low risk", a top..
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Two children aged under 10 are among the latest new cases of coronavirus in NSW.
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NSW has recorded more than 1,000 cases of the new coronavirus.
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Two children under the age of 10 are the youngest people in NSW to test positive to COVID-19, as the number of confirmed cases in the state soars above 1000.
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Premier Gladys Berejiklian says enforcement is being stepped up as the number of COVID-19 cases in NSW is now over 1000.
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Education officials in New South Wales have confirmed that the Year 12 HSC will go ahead, although the exact format is unclear.
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Draft legislation contemplates that some NSW prisoners would be released early if "reasonably necessary" because of the risk to public health.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

The jump in cases is the highest recorded since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Meanwhile, parents say they are confused and anxious about whether to send their children to school.
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Nearly 700 people have tested positive to COVID-19 in NSW and authorities are imposing restrictions, including a staged shutdown of social gathering spaces.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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