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 September 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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Thousands of people commemorated the fallen at Anzac Day services across NSW with many going on to enjoy a game of two-up at pubs in the afternoon.
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Thousands of people have crammed into Martin Place ahead of NSW's largest Anzac Day dawn service, held every year at The Cenotaph since 1927.
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Hundreds of bony bream have been found dead in a weir pool on the Darling River in northwest NSW after a recent drop in temperature.
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Former prime minister Tony Abbott has scored a top spot on the ballot paper for the federal election as right-wing parties in NSW and Queensland also take prime..
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The Liberal-Nationals coalition has placed fourth on the Senate ballot paper for NSW ahead of Labor which got the 10th position. Rise Up Australia drew first.
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An 18-year-old army recruit has died in a Sydney hospital after being injured in a training incident in regional NSW, the Department of Defence said.
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An 18-year-old army recruit has died in a Sydney hospital after being injured in a training incident in regional NSW, the Department of Defence says.
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A dawn service atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge will be among the scores of the commemorations held across NSW for Anzac Day.
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A NSW woman allegedly was using her phone with three children not restrained properly.
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Police are investigating two 'sudden deaths' at a music festival near the Queensland-NSW border.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Police are investigating two 'sudden deaths' at a music festival near the Queensland-NSW border.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Two elderly men - aged 71 and 92 - have died on NSW's roads over the Easter long weekend following separate crashes at Inverell and Beecroft.
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A 92-year-old man has become the first person to die on NSW's roads over the Easter long weekend following a crash in Beecroft.
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A small plane has burst into flames after an emergency landing in the NSW Riverina region.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Drivers across Australia will face hefty fines this Easter long weekend, but those in New South Wales will cop the harshest penalties for using their phones.
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Drivers in New South Wales will cop the harshest penalties for using their phones over the Easter long weekend.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Queensland Police are investigating if wet roads led to a motorbike crash that killed a Brisbane man in the early hours of Good Friday.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

The NSW Liberal Party is scrambling to endorse two new election candidates after a delay in renouncing their citizenship.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The number of home schooled children in NSW has surged in the past five years, with parents citing special needs and educational philosophy as the key reasons
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Bill Shorten is campaigning in the Northern Territory after spending the past week in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and WA targeting mainly Liberal-held seats.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Bill Shorten is campaigning in the Northern Territory after spending the past week in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and WA targeting mainly Liberal-held seats.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Aboriginal mothers are over-represented in NSW prisons and face a unique set of challenges which could be passed down to their children, a study has found.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Fair Trading inspected Sydney retirement villages to ensure they comply with NSW regulations ahead of new laws aimed at reforming the aged care industry.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW Police are working to establish if a dog or barbed wire was involved in the death of an elderly farmer found on a NSW property.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she will seek advice on the promotion of a figure linked to an alt-right infiltration on the Young Nationals.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW Police are working to establish if a dog or barbed wire was involved in the death of an elderly farmer found on a NSW property.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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