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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 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

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More than 2800 people have reported being attacked by dogs in the past year in NSW, with some Sydney suburbs reporting triple the average rate.
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An 84-year-old Cobargo man has died in a Sydney hospital almost three weeks after he was burned in the New Year's Eve bushfires.
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Rain is expected to continue in parts of NSW after days of wet weather that has helped dampen blazes, though flash flooding and landslips remain a risk.
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The Department of Defence has been labelled arrogant over plans to build a substation at the Garden Island naval base.
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The NSW wedding destination industry is the latest casualty of the bushfire aftermath.
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Flash flooding was reported in southeast Queensland as heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the fire-ravaged Australian east coast on Saturday.
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Roger Lembit is one of the first scientists to make it into the fire ground in NSW’s Blue Mountains.
Credit: The Age - Published 2 days ago

This season's bushfires have "rewritten the rule book" as ecologists fear more than 80 per cent of the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains have been lost.
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Parts of New South Wales have received their largest rainfall since 2011, with areas in north and northeastern parts of the state recording 126 millimetres of..
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Volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul, who died when his fire truck flipped in southern NSW in December, has been farewelled in a packed service.
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Parts of New South Wales have received their largest rainfall since 2011, with areas in north and northeastern parts of the state recording 112 millimetres of..
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Clancy Glover finds himself a rock star in regional NSW.
Credit: The Age - Published 2 days ago

Volunteer firefighter Samuel McPaul, who died when his truck flipped in a "fire tornado" near the NSW-Victoria border, has been farewelled in his hometown of..
Credit: The Age - Published 2 days ago

Parts of New South Wales have received their largest rainfall since 2011, with areas in north and northeastern parts of the state recording 112 millimetres of..
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Wildlife carers are doing all they can to help injured animals recover after the devastating bushfires on the NSW south coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Wildlife carers are doing all they can to help injured animals recover after the devastating bushfires on the NSW south coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Further rain on Friday is expected to help ease NSW's bushfire crisis with heavy falls and thunderstorms predicted for parts of the state.
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Further rain on Friday is expected to help ease NSW's bushfire crisis with heavy falls and thunderstorms predicted for parts of the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

The little known company has gone up against "one of the largest food companies in the world" - and won
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People throughout New South Wales and Victoria have welcomed heavy rains, which are expected to stick around for the rest of the week.
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The death of a 39-year-old woman in northwest NSW is being treated as suspicious by police as investigations continue in the area.
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People throughout New South Wales and Victoria have welcomed heavy rains, which are expected to stick around for the rest of the week.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

A NSW Indigenous burn practitioner says the state's hazard reduction policy and red tape needs a re-think after the summer's bushfire crisis.
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A NSW indigenous burn practitioner says the state's backburning policy and red tape needs a re-think after the summer's bushfire crisis.
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A NSW indigenous burn practitioner says the state's backburning policy and red tape needs a re-think after the summer's bushfire crisis.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

Many residents of Mogo on the NSW south coast are determined to rebuild the tiny coastal town after a ferocious firestorm tore through on New Year's Eve.
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Authorities are preparing for forecast heavy rains that could impact water quality and lead to flooding and land slips in bushfire-ravaged parts of NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

Authorities are preparing for forecast heavy rains that could impact water quality and lead to flooding and land slips in bushfire-ravaged parts of NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

Rain is expected to fall across NSW this week particularly along the Great Dividing Range which has experienced a lot of fire activity over the past few months.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

The NSW government has launched a scheme to open vacant holiday homes to residents displaced in the state's bushfire crisis.
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The NSW government has launched a scheme to open vacant holiday homes to residents displaced in the state's bushfire crisis.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Senior NSW Minister Andrew Constance has pleaded with the federal government to remain focussed on the bushfire recovery effort and not get sidetracked by..
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

Rain forecast over the next week looks set to provide relief for NSW's firefighters but authorities warn many blazes were yet to be brought under control.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A light plane with two people on board has gone missing after taking off from northern NSW on a flight to Queensland.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Rain this week is expected to provide relief for NSW firefighters as one of the state's worst blaze was on Sunday brought under control.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Calming conditions will give NSW firefighters the opportunity to slow and control more than 50 uncontrolled fires as South Coast towns welcome back tourists.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Calming conditions will give NSW firefighters the opportunity to slow and control more than 50 uncontrolled fires as South Coast towns welcome back tourists.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news including: Iran admitting to 'unintentionally' shooting down a Ukrainian plane, European ministers..
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Members of the Sikh community have travelled to a showground on NSW's South Coast to provide emergency supplies to those affected by the bushfires.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says there will be no questions asked if festival goers use drug amnesty bins at a major event in Sydney on Saturday.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says there will be no questions asked if festival goers use drug amnesty bins at a major event in Sydney on Saturday.
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Three bushfires burning in southern NSW have merged to create a significant blaze ahead of a forecast strong wind change.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Three bushfires burning in southern NSW have merged to create a massive blaze as crews prepare to work into the night ahead of a forecast strong wind change.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Fires across NSW's southeast are flaring up in high temperatures and strong winds as two new blazes in the Blue Mountains and the north also cause concern.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Two fires burning in the Snowy Mountains have merged, with fears a third could soon follow.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Reverend Terence Corkin evacuated his home on the NSW south coast on Saturday and then returned to minister to people in the local evacuation centre.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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