South Coast (New South Wales)
Region in New South Wales, Australia
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The South Coast refers to the narrow coastal belt from Shoalhaven district in the north to the border with Victoria in the south in the south-eastern part of the State of New South Wales, Australia. It is bordered to the west by the coastal escarpment of the Southern Tablelands, and is largely covered by a series of national parks, namely Jervis Bay National Park, Eurobodalla National Park, and Ben Boyd National Park. To the east is the coastline of the Pacific Ocean, which is characterised by rolling farmlands, small towns and villages along a rocky coastline, interspersed by numerous beaches and lakes.
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Rain continues to drench parts of NSWResidents across Sydney, the Illawarra and South Coast have been urged to prepare as a coastal trough causing rain and windy conditions continues moving south.
Bushfires hit NSW South Coast with conditions 'deteriorating'A key highway is closed and NSW homes are under threat as fast-moving bushfires spread under hot temperatures and gusty winds.
Bushfire-hit NSW towns use Australia Day to thank local heroesTowns on the NSW South Coast have thanked those who saved lives and homes during the recent bushfires.
'Darkest summer': NSW bushfire death toll hits 25 after man's body found on South CoastThree American firefighters and a South Coast resident have died during a horror NSW bushfire day as the state experiences its "darkest summer".
Planned mass protests shut down coal conference on the NSW South CoastLocal activists are celebrating a win after a coal conference on the New South Wales South Coast was indefinitely postponed amid planned mass protests.
University of Wollongong cancels coal conference over planned mass protestsLocal activists are celebrating after a coal conference on the New South Wales South Coast was postponed indefinitely.
Putting out fires with milk and beer: South Coast survivors tell their storiesThere have been hard and heartwarming survivor stories flooding in from the NSW South Coast.
Calmer conditions across NSW provide fireground reprieveCalming conditions will give NSW firefighters the opportunity to slow and control more than 50 uncontrolled fires as South Coast towns welcome back tourists.
Week of calm conditions on NSW firegroundsCalming conditions will give NSW firefighters the opportunity to slow and control more than 50 uncontrolled fires as South Coast towns welcome back tourists.
NSW South Coast welcomes back tourists as fire threat subsidesThe NSW South Coast tourism haven is back open for business but police are urging visitors respect the privacy of residents who've lost homes.
'Just beautiful': Sikhs praised for helping NSW South Coast fire victimsMembers of the Sikh community have travelled to a showground on NSW's South Coast to provide emergency supplies to those affected by the bushfires.
NSW South Coast fires claim eighth victim as PM rolls out $2 billion recovery fundPrime Minister Scott Morrison has committed $2 billion over the next two years to the bushfire recovery.
Eighth person confirmed dead in NSW South Coast fires as PM announces $2 billion bushfire recovery fundPrime Minister Scott Morrison has committed $2 billion over the next two years to the bushfire recovery.
'Angels of the sky': Hemmes donates after witnessing fire fighting efforts first handThe owner of popular Sydney bars including the Ivy, the Newport and the Coogee Pavilion watched on as fire crews worked to protect his South Coast home.
'Worst case scenario' predicted as window closes for people to leave South Coast 'red zone'Thousands of firefighters are on standby across NSW amid warnings the window for people to flee fire ravaged towns along the South Coast is rapidly closing.
Pregnant Cobargo woman says Scott Morrison turned his back on her pleas for helpA 20-year-old woman who lost her house in the South Coast fires on New Year's Eve said she was "heartbroken" after her emotional encounter with the Prime Minister.
Australian fire horror dominates front pages on the other side of the worldA photo of a kangaroo hopping in front of a wall of bright orange flames on the NSW South Coast has captured the attention of Britain's media.
Bushfire smoke blanketing CanberraCanberra has the worst air quality out of any major city in the world due to the smoke from bushfires along the NSW South Coast.
NSW South Coast in 'chaos' as mass exodus of tourists begins ahead of worsening fire conditionsTourists who have been ordered to leave fire-hit communities on the NSW South Coast are facing shortages of food, water and fuel shortages.
Tourists ordered to get out of NSW South Coast fire region before conditions worsenExtreme fire danger is expected for Saturday, prompting calls for all tourists to leave the NSW South Coast immediately.
'The number of lives lost will climb': NSW fires devastate communitiesAuthorities warn the death toll from the fires on the NSW South Coast is expected to climb this afternoon.
Canberra's air quality is 'the worst in the world' as bushfire smoke shrouds capitalCanberra is being engulfed by smoke from the NSW South Coast fires.
Three lives lost, homes destroyed in NSW South Coast bushfiresAuthorities have confirmed three people have died in bushfires that ripped through the NSW South Coast on Tuesday.
Third person confirmed dead in NSW South Coast bushfiresAuthorities have confirmed a third person has died in bushfires that hit the NSW South Coast on Tuesday.
Father and son dead, man missing as more than 100 fires continue to burn across NSWThere has been two more deaths from fires on the NSW South Coast as officials warn people to brace themselves for more property damage in the next 48 hours.
'Tragic set of circumstances': Two dead as NSW South Coast hit by firesFires are sweeping across the NSW South Coast.
'Potential fatalities': Three missing as NSW South Coast hit by firesThree missing people are feared dead on the fire-scorched NSW South Coast.
Emergency bushfires rage across NSW from South Coast to Queensland borderSeveral bushfires burning across NSW from the South Coast to the Queensland border have been elevated to "emergency warning".
Sydney set for more 'poor' air quality as NSW South Coast bushfires continue to burnThe Bureau of Meteorology says smoke is forecast to linger in parts of Sydney on Tuesday, creating "poor" air quality in the city.
Man, 19, charged over NSW kangaroo carnageA 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged over the deaths of 20 kangaroos on the NSW South Coast.
Woman trapped in car 'fortunate' to escapeAn injured woman trapped in her car for 17 hours after it ended up in a creek on the NSW South Coast is "very fortunate" to be alive, police say.