Sydney

State capital of New South Wales and most populous city in Australia and Oceania

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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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Australia won't be fazed, intimidated or fatalistic as the United States and China deal with their trade tensions, the prime minister will tell a Sydney event.
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Geo-technical engineers are assessing Sydney's evacuated Mascot Towers as work continues to pinpoint the cause of the building's problems.
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Australia won't be fazed, intimidated or fatalistic as the United States and China deal with their trade tensions, the prime minister will tell a Sydney event.
Credit: SBS - Published 11 hours ago

BEIJING (AP) ๏ฟฝ Major Asian stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for renewed..
18 hours ago • WorldNews
An engineer says Sydney's evacuated Mascot Towers appears to be "moving in a downward motion" but a spokesman for the owners' corporation says it's not sinking.
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If you're going to be in London, Paris, Lisbon, Boston, Dublin, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Reykjavik or Cape Town, we've got day trip ideas.
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The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation has stopped production at a Sydney nuclear medicine lab after two workers were exposed to radiation.
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The ABC has launched legal action over the police raid on its Sydney headquarters, while News Corp Australia has flagged a legal challenge of its own.
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The husband of Sydney woman Ruth McCance says he now has an answer to what happened to his wife after she went missing during an expedition in the Himalayas.
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Residents and owners of Sydney's Mascot Towers have another issue to deal with after an engineer found the building appears to be "moving in a downward motion".
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Australian public broadcaster ABC has begun legal action following a police raid on its Sydney headquarters earlier this month. It has demanded the return of..
2 days ago • WorldNews
News Corp says it intends to mount legal action over the AFP raid on a journalist's home, as the ABC launches legal action over the raid on its Sydney offices.
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Mascot Towers' coordinating engineer has found the Sydney apartment building is "moving in a downward motion", an update sent to residents and owners says.
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A parliamentary inquiry will examine the operation and management of the new Northern Beaches Hospital.
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Authorities are investigating an incident in which the wrong side of a cancer patient's bowel was removed during surgery at Sydney's Northern Beaches Hospital.
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Authorities are investigating an incident in which the wrong side of a cancer patient's bowel was removed during surgery at Sydney's Northern Beaches Hospital.
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The state government will announce assistance for residents of the cracking Mascot Towers in Sydney, including reimbursing their temporary accommodation costs.
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The state government will announce assistance for residents of the cracking Mascot Towers in Sydney, including reimbursing their temporary accommodation costs.
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No out-of-zone students were among the 180 students accepted to start in year 7 at Inner Sydney High next year.
Credit: The Age - Published 4 days ago

Booksellers, who are meeting for their annual conference in Melbourne, say the closure of Pages & Pages in Mosman is a "one-off".
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Decked in blue and banging drums, hundreds of people have rallied in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to raise awareness about the uprising in Sudan.
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The NSW Bar Association has suspended Charles Waterstreet from practice, triggering a legal battle with the controversial barrister in the Supreme Court.
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

The Sydney conman fleeced 15 victims over six years, the majority being through a Ponzi or pyramid scheme, including Australian fashion designer Lisa Ho.
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Chris Dawson denies killing his wife, Lynette, in Sydney - a case that has drawn global attention.
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The Sydney conman fleeced 15 victims over six years, the majority being through a Ponzi or pyramid scheme, including Australian fashion designer Lisa Ho.
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Sydney conman Hamish McLaren is facing maximum jail terms of 15 years and 10 years over a number of charges.
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Police have charged a 29-year-old woman with murder after a 23-year-old woman, believed to be her former partner, plunged to her death from a Sydney unit.
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Authorities are trying to contact thousands of patients vaccinated by two Sydney GPs after vaccines were found to have expired or not been stored properly.
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Hundreds have turned out at Sydney airport to give a warm welcome to the new Greek Orthodox Archbishop.
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The owners of units in the cracked Mascot Towers building have been given until August 1 to pay a special levy worth thousands of dollars for each unit owned.
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Owners and residents of a cracked Sydney apartment building have sent a letter demanding access to the building and greater transparency.
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A 66-year-old woman wanted in Chile over seven alleged kidnappings during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet may make a second release bid in Sydney.
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Police have arrested a woman and seized a car after another woman was found dead on the footpath beneath a Sydney unit building.
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Owners and residents of a cracked Sydney apartment building are expected to meet with officials and experts after being evacuated from their homes a week ago.
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EXCLUSIVE: After seven years in Sydney, the man from China was told he failed Australiaโ€™s visa health requirement despite his hepatitis B medication costing..
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Owners and residents of a cracked Sydney apartment building are expected to meet with officials and experts after being evacuated from their homes a week ago.
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One of NSW's highest-paid vice-chancellors is charging his university to hold events at his Sydney property, which he bought using a loan from the university.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

At sunset on June 18, 1988, a bonfire was lit at Botany Bay, setting off a chain of "Bicentennial beacons" stretching 15,000 kilometres around Australia.
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Owners and tenants of units in a cracked Sydney apartment complex will meet with experts and government officials a week after being ejected from their homes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

About half the residents of a Sydney tower evacuated after cracks appeared will on Monday be allowed to return to collect personal items.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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