Sydney

Most populous city in Australia

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 70Β km (43.5Β 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 2019, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,312,163, meaning the city is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.

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SYDNEY – Former Australia flanker and captain David Pocock has retired from all rugby and will now concentrate on campaigning for conservation causes and work..
2 days ago • WorldNews

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The man behind the wheel of a car that crashed into a group of children in Sydney's northwest – killing four – has pleaded guilty. Samuel William Davidson,..
4 days ago • New Zealand Herald
Police will allege the 39-year-old man was in a two year "on-and-off-again relationship" with the victim.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Sydney: Australia will take part in a large-scale military drill off the coast of India next month that will bring together a quartet of countries concerned by..
6 days ago • WorldNews
The investigation centres around the purchase of the Leppington Triangle land near Western Sydney Airport for the allegedly inflated value of $30 million.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

A man has died after being gunned down in a suspected drive-by shooting in Sydney's southwest.It's understood the victim is notorious crime figure Bassam Hamzy's..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald
SYDNEY: China is closing in on the US as the most powerful country influencing the Asia-Pacific, as America’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic tarnishes its..
1 week ago • WorldNews
In June last year, the people of Sydney woke to the unexpected sight of the Chinese Navy in the harbour. For some, it was a concerning sign that the Morrison..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald
A coronavirus cluster in southwest Sydney has grown to 19, with NSW recording one new locally-acquired case and another four in hotel quarantine.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

There is nothing more frustrating than a car taking up two parking spots, particularly in busy areas such as Sydney's popular suburb of Bondi β€” but could there..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald
The passengers landed in Sydney as part of the trans-Tasman bubble and then allegedly caught a connecting flight to Melbourne.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

It comes restrictions in NSW for outdoor venues are eased, with up to 500 people allowed to attend open-air concerts so long as they stay seated and four metres..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Liberal MP Tim Wilson has said he doesn't "really understand what the issue is" with the 17 New Zealand travellers detained in Melbourne, having entered..
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald
It comes as the NSW government conditionally approves more than 350 workers from Fiji to help fill a labour shortage in the state's abattoirs.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The passengers landed in Sydney as part of the trans-Tasman bubble and then allegedly caught a connecting flight to Melbourne.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

It comes as the NSW government conditionally approves more than 350 workers from Fiji to help fill a labour shortage in the state's abattoirs.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The passengers landed in Sydney as part of the trans-Tasman bubble and then allegedly caught a connecting flight to Melbourne.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The arrangements are not yet reciprocal, with New Zealand requiring arrivals from Australia to quarantine for two weeks.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The arrangements are not yet reciprocal, with New Zealand requiring arrivals from Australia to quarantine for two weeks.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Passengers from New Zealand will not quarantine in Sydney but must do so if they return.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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