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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 70 km (43.5 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 it is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.

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77-year-old wartime diary reunited with family after being found on shop floor [Video]

77-year-old wartime diary reunited with family after being found on shop floor

A 77-year-old wartime diary has been reunited with the family of its late owner after being found on the floor of a supermarket in Australia.Margo Cooper died in March 2011 but her diary, written about..

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Carbon monoxide ‘could have incapacitated Sydney Seaplanes pilot’

The pilot of a plane which plunged into a bay near Sydney killing five Britons may have had his flying ability impaired by carbon monoxide, investigators have said.British businessman Richard Cousins,..

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Gym-loving eight-year old trains five times a week and can lift the weight of a toddler [Video]

Gym-loving eight-year old trains five times a week and can lift the weight of a toddler

Pint-sized powerhouse Kymani Bartlett is just eight years old, but can already lift 15kg - or 2st 3lb - the same weight as a child of three. The Australian youngster enjoys gymnastics, netball and..

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Fog blankets Sydney [Video]

Fog blankets Sydney

Sydney Tower peaked just above the fog line on Wednesday morning, with the rest of the skyline immersed in clouds.

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HK government to lead Cathay bailout package [Video]

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The Hong Kong government is set to lead a 5-billion dollar bailout package for Cathay Pacific Airways, in a deal which will give them two observer seats at Cathay's board meetings. Gloria Tso reports.

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Guards fire tear gas at prisoners in Sydney after brawl breaks out [Video]

Guards fire tear gas at prisoners in Sydney after brawl breaks out

Aerial footage showed rounds of tear gas being thrown into crowds of inmates, as some inmates spelled out the letters 'BLM,' referencing the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Pepper spray and kneeling amid Australia's BLM protests [Video]

Pepper spray and kneeling amid Australia's BLM protests

Crowds gathered across Australia on Saturday (June 6) to support the Black Lives Matter movement and raise awareness of the mistreatment of Indigenous Australians. Soraya Ali reports.

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NSW moves to block Black Lives Matter protest [Video]

NSW moves to block Black Lives Matter protest

Authorities in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, are trying to block a Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney scheduled for Saturday, citing the risk of a coronavirus outbreak. Ryan..

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After isolation Aussie dads learn survival skills [Video]

After isolation Aussie dads learn survival skills

Wade Ambrose strikes a ferro-rod with his knife in an effort to make enough sparks to light a fire, just one of many essential skills the 61-year-old will master on a Bushcraft Survival Australia..

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Thousands march in Sydney for global Black Lives Matter movement [Video]

Thousands march in Sydney for global Black Lives Matter movement

Protesters defied coronavirus restrictions on public crowds to gather at Hyde Park in Sydney's central district, before marching peacefully past the state parliament house and the U.S consulate...

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Australia want to host Rugby Championship "hub" [Video]

Australia want to host Rugby Championship "hub"

Australia looks at hosting Rugby Championship "hub"

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Australians return to zoos and art galleries [Video]

Australians return to zoos and art galleries

Hundreds of Australians have flocked to reopened public attractions, as social distancing restrictions eased across the country's most populous state.

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Back to school for kids in Australia's NSW [Video]

Back to school for kids in Australia's NSW

At the Homebush West Public School in Sydney, Australia, teachers welcomed eager students back to full-time, in-person learning on Monday, as the country begins reopening its schools in stages. Gloria..

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Back to school for kids in Australia's most populous state [Video]

Back to school for kids in Australia's most populous state

At the Homebush West Public School in Sydney, Australia, teachers welcomed eager students back to full-time, in-person learning on Monday, as the country begins reopening its schools in stages. Gloria..

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Student charged after having a "night at the museum" [Video]

Student charged after having a "night at the museum"

Australian police on Monday charged a German international student with breaking into a Sydney museum after CCTV footage showed a man taking selfies next to dinosaur exhibits.

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