New South Wales

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 tourist destination. Central Coast covering the Gosford and Wyong Shire offer an escape for Sydney dwellers. Other popular holiday destinations include Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay

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 desert. 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 information pages

Kempsey, 2440, NSW, Australia

Kempsey is on the north coast of New South Wales, approximately 450 km north of Sydney. Kempsey is a part of New South Wales North Coast Region. Local Council: Kempsey Shire Council TAFE / Universities: North Coast Institute of TAFE – Kempsey Campus Kempsey Accommodation… Read More

New South Wales

Kiama, 2533, NSW, Australia

Kiama is a coastal town on the South Coast region of New South Wales, known for its popular surfing spots and clean environment. Kiama Accommodation… Read More

New South Wales

Illawarra, Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands Region, NSW, Australia

The Illawara region is south of Sydney and includes the towns of Berry, Bowral, Gerringong, Kangaroo Valley, Mittagong, Shoalhaven Heads and Wollongong The Illawarra Folk Festival is held in January each year at at the Bulli Showground on Slacky Flat. Bowral hosts the annual Tulip-Time Festival in Spring each year Illawarra Accommodation & Experiences Follow… Read More

New South Wales

Iluka, 2466, NSW, Australia

Iluka, which translates to “by the sea”, is a small coastal town, directly opposite Yamba, at the mouth of the Clarence River in the Far North Coast Region of New South Wales. Iluka is famous for catering for rock, river and deep sea fishing but also offers glorious, clean beaches, Iluka Bay and a World… Read More

New South Wales

Jindabyne, 2627, NSW, Australia

Jindabyne, in the Snowy Mountains Region of NSW, is on the shores of Lake Jindabyne, popular destination for skiers in winter and fishing in summer. Jindabyne Accommodation… Read More

New South Wales

Huskisson & Vincentia, Jervis Bay

Huskisson and Vincentia are towns on the shores of Jervis Bay. It is a popular tourist destination with white beaches and crystal clear water. Huskisson is in the Shoalhaven City Council local government area and part of New South Wales South Coast Region. Huskisson Accommodation… Read More

New South Wales

Hawkesbury Valley Region, NSW, Australia

Hawkesbury Valley Region The Hawkesbury Valley is on the north west border of  Sydney. The area includes historic towns of Windsor and Richmond and smaller towns like Lower Portland, Ebenezer, Pitt-Town and Colo. HawkesburyHarvest.com.au has details of farmers markets at Penrith and Castle Hill and a farm gate trail. Hawkesbury Valley Accommodation… Read More

New South Wales

Hay, 2711, NSW, Australia

Hay was established in 1859 on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River and at the junction of the Mid Western, Sturt and Cobb Highways. Hay is a part of New South Wales Riverina Region. Local Council: Hay Shire Council Local Schools: Hay Public School, Hay War Memorial High School Hay Accommodation… Read More

New South Wales

Holbrook, 2644, NSW, Australia

Holbrook is between Melbourne and Sydney on the Hume Highway, approx 60km north of Albury. Visitors to the town are greeted by the unlikely sight of a submarine, HMAS Otway, next to the submarine museum and visitors information centre. The Submarine Precinct is a well known stop over on the Hume Highway. For those who… Read More

New South Wales

NSW Holiday Parks – Australia

Holiday parks offer a range of self-catering accommodation with all you need to relax and unwind. They have become increasingly popular in Australia with families who want a complete package of self-catering accommodation, entertainment and activities. NSW Holiday Parks, Tourist Parks… Read More

New South Wales