New South Wales

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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 December 2018, 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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A 41-year-old woman is awaiting sentence in NSW after fraudulently receiving more than $200,000 in Centrelink payments after her baby girl died.
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The Fair Work Ombudsman is pursuing a Sydney couple over allegations they paid their nanny just over $2 an hour.
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A NSW inquest into MDMA-related deaths has been told alcohol is the drug associated with the most problematic rates of use.
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A NSW inquest into MDMA-related deaths has been told alcohol is the drug associated with the most problematic rates of use.
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A 41-year-old woman is awaiting sentence in NSW after fraudulently receiving more than $200,000 in Centrelink parenting payments after her baby girl died.
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A toddler has died of meningococcal disease in the NSW New England region, the fourth case registered in the area this year.
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A toddler has died of meningococcal disease in the NSW New England region, the fourth case registered in the area this year.
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Police believe bones found on the NSW mid-north coast are those of French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux, who was last seen in February.
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Four Queensland children, aged 10 to 14, have made an epic 1000 kilometre road trip in a 4WD, running away from home and making it all the way to Grafton in NSW.
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The only doctor working the opening days of a NSW music festival wasn't capable of treating life-threatening MDMA overdoses, he has told an inquest.
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The only doctor working the opening days of a NSW music festival wasn't capable of treating life-threatening MDMA overdoses, he has told an inquest.
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The only doctor working the opening days of a NSW music festival wasn't capable of treating life-threatening MDMA overdoses, he has told an inquest.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

The only doctor working the opening days of a NSW music festival wasn't capable of treating life-threatening MDMA overdoses, he has told an inquest.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Police believe bones found on the NSW mid-north coast are those of French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux, who was last seen in February.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

The senior doctor who oversaw two patients dying of a MDMA overdose at a Sydney music festival says he wasn't overwhelmed despite the chaos that ensued.
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Four Queensland kids, aged 10 to 14, have made an epic 1000 kilometre road trip in a 4WD, running away from home and making it all the way to Grafton in NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says the strongest message to ensure more lives aren't lost at music festivals is "don't take illegal substances".
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Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
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Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
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Dozens of flights have been cancelled as strong and damaging winds batter Sydney and southern NSW.
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Teresa O'Sullivan, the second woman in NSW history to become State Coroner, said preventing Indigenous deaths in custody, drug-related deaths and suicide were..
Credit: The Age - Published 5 days ago

A former New South Wales police officer has lost an appeal against his sacking in 2017 for starting a sexual relationship with a potential witness.
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A former New South Wales police officer has lost an appeal against his sacking in 2017 for starting a sexual relationship with a potential witness.
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A girl and her father were rescued after a catamaran overturned while three other passengers, including the girl's grandparents, drowned in seas off Newcastle.
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The doctor who led Canberra's pill testing trial has told NSW's music festivals inquest labs finding dangerous drugs should be making that information public.
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Bank and retail customers are expected to get back to shopping after a Telstra outage left many stranded trying to withdraw cash or pay at checkouts.
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A woman aged in her 40s has died after a tree fell on her car in NSW's Blue Mountains while a man has been seriously injured.
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A girl and her father are the sole survivors after a boat capsized off the Newcastle coast, killing three passengers including the teenager's grandparents.
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An inquest into the drug-related deaths of six young people at NSW music festivals has heard from a woman about the moment she was forced to undress for a strip..
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Emergency crews retrieve the bodies and rescue two survivors in rough seas off New South Wales.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Three people have died and two people are in hospital after a catamaran overturned off the Newcastle coast.
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Another four people have died from the flu in NSW, bringing the year's total to 70 confirmed influenza deaths.
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A strata owners advocate says NSW should look at New Zealand's earthquake recovery fund as an example of how to help owners cope with building defects.
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Emergency crews are trying to restore power to nearly 4000 properties to the west and south of Sydney as a cold front brings damaging winds across NSW.
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A cold front is expected to bring strong westerly winds to the NSW coastline with boaties and fishers warned to take extra caution.
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A former NSW park ranger has warned cuts to national park funding has resulted in poor invasive weed and pest management which is threatening native species.
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The new M4 tunnels between Homebush and Haberfield will open on Saturday, with the NSW government saying it will slash travel times for thousands of drivers.
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Transport Minister Andrew Constance has outlined a vision for the future of transport in NSW, including payment for travel via facial recognition.
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NSW Nationals' leader John Barilaro has stirred the pot by saying a Nat should fill the Senate spot soon to be vacated by departing Liberal Arthur Sinodinos.
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A man who recently returned from Southeast Asia has been diagnosed with measles, sparking a fresh alert for the infectious disease in NSW.
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A man who recently returned from Southeast Asia has been diagnosed with measles, sparking a fresh alert for the infectious disease in NSW.
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A young girl has died after being found in a NSW river shortly after she was reported missing from a boat.
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NSW is home to the only court support program for people in violent same-sex relationships, but a cut in government funding leaves vulnerable people at risk.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Images of an elderly woman's injuries worsened by alleged neglect at a NSW residential village have been shown to the royal commission investigating aged care.
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For NSW's first Indigenous firefighting crew, being strong community role models means more than just fighting fires.
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Former England World T20 winner Mike Yardy is to leave his coaching job with Sussex to join New South Wales as batting coach.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Prominent indigenous businessman Warren Mundine says he's looking at launching a bid to become a Liberal senator in NSW.
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Prominent indigenous businessman Warren Mundine says he's looking at launching a bid to become a Liberal senator in NSW.
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All licenced gun holders in NSW could be allowed to cull wild deer populations, under a plan being considered by the government, The Daily Telegraph reports.
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All licenced gun holders in NSW could be allowed to cull wild deer populations, under a plan being considered by the government, The Daily Telegraph reports.
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The search for a fisherman who was swept off rocks and sucked into a notoriously dangerous sea cave on the NSW Central Coast is expected to resume.
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NSW detectives hope a $1 million reward will help catch those responsible for the murder of Penny Hill 28 years ago.
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A man who climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge, protesting against the "oppressive Iranian regime", has pleaded guilty in court.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

An inquest has begun in Sydney into the suspected drug-related deaths of six young people at NSW music festivals over two years.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

An inquest has begun in Sydney into the suspected drug-related deaths of six young people at NSW music festivals over two years.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW detectives hope a $1 million reward will help catch those responsible for murdering Penny Hill in central western NSW 28 years ago.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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