New South Wales Cities, Towns and Regions
New South Wales is home to one third of Australians and claims to
have the biggest economy of all states and its capital is Australia's
best known city, Sydney.
The 1000km eastern coastline offers a range of ports, beaches and
Central Coast covering the Gosford
and Wyong Shire offer an escape for Sydney dwellers. Other popular holiday
destinations include Coffs Harbour
Inland is the Great Dividing Range with the Blue Mountains
and the Snowy Mountains and Mt Kosciuszko
with winter ski resorts.
Further inland is farmland extending to the dry western plains and
Broken Hill is the western-most town in NSW -
further from Sydney than it is from Adelaide or Melbourne.
South of Sydney is the Illawarra,
Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands Region
New South Wales operates on Australian Eastern Standard Time. They
put their clocks forward each summer for daylight saving.
You can find pages for regions, cities and towns in New South Wales
by following the links on the left. There are also special pages
for NSW Holiday Parks and
NSW Cabins and Cottages
See BCL Sydney for a lot more statewide
New South Cities and
New South Wales
- The Golden Highway runs from the Newell Highway at
to meet the New England Highway between Branxton and
- The New England Highway runs from Queensland down through
meet the Pacific Highway at Hexham. It is part of a popular inland
route from Brisbane to Sydney.
- The Hume Highway (31) runs from Sydney to
Melbourne and cuts across country to be the shorter route between
the capitals at 870 km. NSW cities and towns on this route
Goulburn, (turn off to
Canberra), Yass, (turn off to Wagga Wagga),
- The Newell Highway is the longest highway in
New South Wales. It runs inland from Tocumwal
on the NSW/Victoria border to
Goondiwindi on the NSW/Queensland border, passing through
West Wyalong and Narrandera.
- The Princes Highway runs from
Chippendale in Sydney, south
along the coastline and across the Victorian border to Melbourne.
(approx 1040 km). NSW coastal towns to stay at along the way include
Batemans Bay, Bega,
Eden, Merimbula, Moruya,
- Thunderbolt's Way runs from Port Stephens to
Goondiwindi in Queensland,
travelling north through Stroud, Gloucester,
Novendoc, Walcha, Uralla (near Armidale), Bundarra and Inverell.
New South Wales
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