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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 Tasman Sea 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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Hospitals and health services in NSW have been told they will need to find savings of $252 million under a new "treasury cap", which paramedics and health..
Credit: The Age - Published 8 hours ago

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The number of regional visas being granted to migrants is rising with states like South Australia using the boom to fill acute skills shortages, far outpacing..
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Racing NSW chief executive Peter V'landys downplayed concerns about the extent of the problem in NSW, pointing out it was the only state that had banned a..
Credit: The Age - Published 4 days ago

This is the final part in a series of reports from communities along NSWโ€™s Darling River that have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

This is the final part in a series of reports from communities along NSWโ€™s Darling River that have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

The Queen says she is "deeply saddened" by the bushfires that have killed two people and destroyed dozens of homes in northern NSW and southeast Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

The Queen says she is "deeply saddened" by the bushfires that have killed two people and destroyed dozens of homes in northern NSW and southeast Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Hot and windy conditions have prompted a total fire ban across large parts of northern NSW where dozens of homes have already been destroyed in fires.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Hot and windy conditions have prompted a total fire ban across large parts of northern NSW where dozens of homes have already been destroyed in fires.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

The NSW government wants a review of the ATAR as new research shows many people think it is unfair and puts too much stress on students
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

A forrmer NSW education minister argues for a better way to assess HSC candidates competing for a place at university.
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

Footage released to SBS News shows the dried and decaying bodies of fish on the banks of Lake Pamamaroo near the town of Menindee.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

The High Court has ruled that three people's convictions for the genital mutilation for two young girls in NSW will stand.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The High Court has ruled that three people's convictions for the genital mutilation for two young girls in NSW will stand.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Festivals deemed "high risk" would need a safety management plan under reinstated NSW government laws, but pill testing has again been rebuffed.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A NSW coroner investigating the deaths of six young people at music festivals could reportedly recommend police drug operations be scaled back at the events.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

This is part of a series of reports from communities along the Darling River which have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

In the first in a series of reports from communities along the Darling River, SBS News meets those who have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

In the first in a series of reports from communities along the Darling River, SBS News meets those who have been impacted by water mismanagement and drought.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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