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

Hunter Valley Region, NSW, Australia

The Hunter Valley extends from Murrurundi in the north to Cessnock in the south. The southern regions of this area are 2 to 3 hours drive from Sydney. The Hunter Region is well known for historical towns, wine regions and attractive rural landscapes. This region offers a diverse range of landscapes from the mountainous wilderness of the… Read More

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Gosford, 2250, NSW, Australia

Gosford on the Central Coast is approximately 76 km north of Sydney.

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Goulburn, 2580, NSW, Australia

Goulburn is 190km south-west of Sydney on the Hume Highway, branded as ‘Australia’s First Inland City’. The town is located at the junction of the Wollondilly and Mulwaree rivers. Goulburn is part of New South Wales Capital Country Region. Local Council: Goulburn Mulwaree Council TAFE / Universities: Illawarra Institute of TAFE – Goulburn Campus V8… Read More

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Grafton, 2460, NSW, Australia

Grafton is 665km north of Sydney, and renowned for its riverbank parks and jacaranda trees. Grafton is on the Clarence River, and at the junction of the Pacific Highway (Brisbane to Sydney) and Gwydir Highway which runs west to Glen Innes, Inverell, Moree, and Walgett . Grafton is part of New South Wales Far North… Read More

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Griffith, 2680, NSW, Australia

Griffith is a city in the south west region of New South Wales, a thriving city developed as a result of irrigation. Griffith is a part of New South Wales Riverina Region. Griffith Festival of the Gardens – Tour around a variety of privately owned town, farm and outback gardens, see floral art & quilt… Read More

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Gilgandra , 2827, NSW, Australia

Gilgandra, on the Castlereagh River in Central NSW, is between Coonabarabran and Dubbo on the Newell Highway. The Castlereagh Highway and the Oxley Highway also meet at Gilgandra. Gilgandra is known as the “Town of Windmills” and “Home of the Coo-ees.” The Windmills come from the time before they had a central water supply the… Read More

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Glen Innes, 2370, NSW, Australia

Glen Innes is a highland town in the heart of the New England Region of New South Wales on the New England Highway and the Gwydir Highway. Glen Innes is famous for its Celtic heritage and Celtic Festival. It is also the gateway to sapphire country and the Fossicker’s Way. Glen Innes activities and attractions include… Read More

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Gloucester, 2422, NSW, Australia

Gloucester is in the picturesque Avon valley, on the Gloucester River. It’s an hour’s drive inland from Taree and Tuncurry/Forster, not quite 2 hours drive from Newcastle, and 3 hrs drive from both Sydney and Armidale along Thunderbolt’s Way. Gloucester is serviced by three Countrylink XPT trains in each direction on the North Coast railway line… Read More

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Forster, 2428, NSW, Australia

Forster is a large coastal town on the north coast region of New South Wales, just over 300 km north of Sydney. Forster is divided by Wallis Lake and the centre of Great Lakes, an area well known for fishing and other water activities. Forster and the smaller neighbouring town of Tuncurry are connected by… Read More

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Gerringong, 2534, NSW, Australia

Gerringong is on the Illawara Coast with spectacular views of beautiful white sand and beach fronts. Gerringong is  just south of Kiama, part of New South Wales Illawara Region and 126 km south of Sydney. Gerringong Accommodation… Read More

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