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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 Coral and Tasman Seas 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 March 2019, the population of New South Wales was over 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

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Australia's NSW state to ease water restrictions after heavy rains

Australia's New South Wales state said on Tuesday it will ease water restrictions after a deluge of rains filled dams across the country's east coast to their highest levels in more than two years.
Reuters - Published

Three die after crash of Australian aircraft fighting bushfires

Three people have been killed after an air tanker crashed in a fireball on Thursday while fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region, said Gladys Berejiklian, the premier of the southeastern state..
Reuters - Published

Videos for New South Wales


Wildfires in Australia's New South Wales Are Finally Contained [Video]Wildfires in Australia's New South Wales Are Finally Contained

It's the first time this season that firefighters have been able to do so.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:10Published

Heavy rain causes flooding in drought-stricken Australia [Video]Heavy rain causes flooding in drought-stricken Australia

Heavy rain caused flooding along the eastern coast of Australia on Thursday, with New South Wales and Queensland seeing rivers and creeks overflowing, indundating roads and homes. Emer McCarthy..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Fire-Weary Region of Australia Receiving Needed Heavy Rainfall [Video]Fire-Weary Region of Australia Receiving Needed Heavy Rainfall

Torrential rain in New South Wales has helped get rid of long-lasting bushfires in recent days.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:09Published

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts [Video]Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Cricket heroes come together for Australian bushfire victims [Video]Cricket heroes come together for Australian bushfire victims

Some of cricket's biggest names play a charity cricket game to help raise money for Australia's bushfire victims.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:05Published

Rugby players slip and slide as heavy rain hits Australia [Video]Rugby players slip and slide as heavy rain hits Australia

A fan of the Wests Tigers rugby team films players sliding and splashing on a waterlogged pitch in Sydney

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:32Published

Australia welcomes rainfall even as it brings floods [Video]Australia welcomes rainfall even as it brings floods

The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest downpour in years on Friday (February 7), dousing some of the country's blazing bushfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Australian firefighter revives lizard using CPR [Video]Australian firefighter revives lizard using CPR

Video shows the moment a lizard comes back to life thanks to an an off-duty firefighter in Sydney

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:37Published

'Day turns to night' - firefighters release video of raging Australian bushfires [Video]'Day turns to night' - firefighters release video of raging Australian bushfires

A fire engine’s time-lapse video shows flames rapidly spreading within three minutes near the Australian city of Shoalhaven

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:51Published

Australia Braces For Heat Waves Once Again [Video]Australia Braces For Heat Waves Once Again

Area in southeast Australia braced for days-long heat waves that could spark bushfires that have been burning for months. According to Reuters, firefighters and residents are preparing for the possible..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Scorching Temps And High Winds Bring Renewed Wildfire Threats To Australia [Video]Scorching Temps And High Winds Bring Renewed Wildfire Threats To Australia

Large areas of southeast Australia are bracing themselves for a days-long heatwave. The scorching conditions threaten to stoke bushfires that have been burning in the region for months. New South Wales..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Australian firefighters run to avoid bushfire [Video]Australian firefighters run to avoid bushfire

A harrowing video released by firefighters in New South Wales shows how dangerously fast a bushfire can spread.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Probe into fatal Australia firefighter plane crash complicated by blaze [Video]Probe into fatal Australia firefighter plane crash complicated by blaze

Australian officials were working on Friday to extricate the bodies of three U.S. firefighters from a plane that crashed in remote bushland, as the area's "active" bushfire status complicated an..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:03Published

Three dead as water tanker plane crashes in Australia [Video]Three dead as water tanker plane crashes in Australia

A water tanker plane fighting wildfires in Australia has crashed killing three American crew members, officials have said. The C-130 Hercules plane went down in the Snowy Monaro region in the state of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published

Australia fires plane crash: Search under way for air tanker jet [Video]Australia fires plane crash: Search under way for air tanker jet

A plane used to water-bomb bushfires in Australia is feared to have crashed in New South Wales.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:49Published

Australian outback town blanketed in dust storm [Video]Australian outback town blanketed in dust storm

The Australian outback town of Broken Hill was blanketed in dust as storms swept over parts of the New South Wales state on Wednesday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Lengthy pizza raises funds for Australia firefighters [Video]Lengthy pizza raises funds for Australia firefighters

Restaurant makes 103-metre pizza yielding 4,000 slices for bushfire charity. Video credit: Instagram / @issac_eatsalot

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 01:23Published

Heavy rains lash Australia, flooding fire-ravaged areas [Video]Heavy rains lash Australia, flooding fire-ravaged areas

Huge dust storm in parts of New South Wales as thunderstorms forecast across Australia

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

Severe floods in Australia after devastating bushfires [Video]Severe floods in Australia after devastating bushfires

Heavy rain has soaked coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales over the last few days.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

 

Australia authorities lose contact with air tanker fighting fires

Australian authorities have lost contact with a large air tanker fighting bush fires in alpine areas of the southeastern state of New South Wales, they said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Australia urges people to flee as fires set to surge over the weekend

Authorities urged Australians on Friday to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales to escape bushfires they fear are set to burn out of control this weekend.
Reuters - Published

Dangerous conditions fuel bushfires across southeast Australia

Australian firefighters were set for a dangerous day on Saturday as fires in New South Wales and Victoria states were expected to burn uncontrollably in temperatures above 40C (104F) and shifting,..
Reuters - Published

Southeast Australia faces another dangerous day for bushfires

Australian firefighters were set for a dangerous day on Saturday as fires in New South Wales and Victoria states were expected to burn uncontrollably due to temperatures above 40C (104F) and shifting,..
Reuters - Published

Australian navy begins mass evacuations as new fire threat looms

The Australian navy on Friday began evacuating around 1,000 people stranded on the east coast of the fire-ravaged country as a searing weather front was set to whip up more blazes across the states of..
Reuters - Published

Australia's temperate mountains evacuated as bushfires approach

Hundreds of residents and holiday-makers have been ordered to evacuate Australia's temperate Snowy Mountains region in the state of New South Wales as fierce fires threaten from two sides, authorities..
Reuters - Published

Australian PM announces compensation for volunteer firefighters

The Australian government announced on Sunday it would compensate volunteer firefighters in the state of New South Wales (NSW), as the country's intense bushfire season rages on.
Reuters - Published

Australia's bushfires circle Sydney as temperatures soar

Catastrophic conditions fueled massive bushfires across Australia's New South Wales state on Saturday, with two blazes around Sydney burning at emergency level, while in South Australia one person was..
Reuters - Published

Bushfires hit emergency level on Sydney's outskirts; one dead in South Australia

Catastrophic conditions fueled massive bushfires across Australia's New South Wales state on Saturday, with three blazes around Sydney burning at emergency level, while in South Australia one person..
Reuters - Published

Australia's NSW faces catastrophic fire conditions; body found in South Australia

Temperatures above 40C (104F) and strong winds created "catastrophic" conditions on Saturday for firefighters battling more than 100 fires burning across New South Wales state, while in South Australia..
Reuters - Published

Bushfires surround Sydney as Australia's NSW state declares emergency

Australia's most populous state declared its second emergency in as many months on Thursday as extreme heat and strong winds stoked scores of uncontrolled bushfires, some on Sydney's doorstep.
Reuters - Published

Australia's NSW state declares state of emergency amid bushfire threat

Australia's most populous state declared its second state of state of emergency in two months on Thursday as extreme heat and strong winds were expected to fan scores of uncontrolled bushfires.
Reuters - Published

Australia probes theft of drinking water in drought-hit state

Australian police are investigating the theft of tens of thousands of liters of drinking water from a council site on the far north coast of the drought- and bushfire stricken state of New South Wales.
Reuters - Published

Australia's New South Wales government says 10 victims of volcano to be transferred to Sydney hospitals

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state government said on Thursday 10 victims of the volcano eruption in New Zealand will be transferred to hospitals around Sydney.
Reuters - Published

Youth matches postponed in New South Wales as Australia bushfires rage

Australia's sports federations have postponed youth matches in New South Wales as firefighters battled to contain nearly 150 fires burning in the eastern state on Friday that have blanketed Sydney, the..
Reuters - Published

Australian firefighters worry about wildfires approaching Sydney

Firefighters battled to contain nearly 150 fires burning in New South Wales state on Friday as strong winds fanned the flames and again shrouded Sydney, Australia's biggest city, in hazardous smoke.
Reuters - Published

Australia's New South Wales rolls out mobile phone detection cameras

The Australian state of New South Wales, home to the country's largest city Sydney, rolled out mobile phone detection cameras on Sunday, hoping to cut the number of fatalities on its roads by a third..
Reuters - Published

Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever recorded on Friday as smoke from widespread bushfires caused a spike in hospital visits and hazards..
Reuters - Published

Sydney gasps for air as Australia bushfire smoke reaches record levels

The Australian state of New South Wales is gasping under the worst levels of air pollution recorded as smoke from widespread bushfires causes a spike in hospital visits and hazards including poor..
Reuters - Published

Australian bushfires death toll rises to four, Karratha blaze being monitored

A man's body has been found in burnt-out bushland in New South Wales (NSW) state, taking the death toll from bushfires that have swept across Australia's east coast to four, police said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Bushfires force cancellation of Rally of Australia

The Rally of Australia was canceled on Tuesday due to the threat of bushfires near the Coffs Harbour-based event in eastern New South Wales (NSW) state.
Reuters - Published

Australian authorities urge evacuations ahead of 'catastrophic' fire threat

Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions.
Reuters - Published

Hazardous smoke blankets Sydney as winds fan Australia bushfires

Sydney was wreathed in hazardous smoke on Thursday as strong winds fanned dozens of bushfires across Australia's east coast, prompting health warnings for the city that is home to more than 5 million..
Reuters - Published

Elderly couple become first fatalities of early Australian bushfire season

The remains of an elderly couple have been found in a burned-out home in rural New South Wales state, police said on Thursday, as Australia comes to grips with an earlier and more severe start to its..
Reuters - Published

Australia's most populous state revamps law on abortions

Legislators in Australia's most populous state voted on Thursday to decriminalize abortion after a fractious debate that threatened to divide the conservative government of New South Wales.
Reuters - Published

Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires

Hundreds of Australians have fled their homes in the eastern states as 140 fires ravaged parts of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), officials said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

New South Wales will be last Australian state to decriminalise abortion; new law permits terminations on request up to 22 weeks of pregnancy

Abortion could soon be decriminalised across Australia, with the last holdout state set to consider a new law this week. Alex Greenwich, the independent MP for Sydney will introduce the bill. New..
Firstpost - Published

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