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

Port Stephens, 2317, NSW Activities

Port Stephens is a large natural harbour that is located 159km north-east of Sydney, surrounded by a number of small towns developed around the port for fishing and tourism purposes. Port Stephens is part of New South Wales North Coast Region. Nelson Bay is a popular holiday town on the southern shore of Port Stephens… Read More

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Backpacker hostels in Port Macquarie NSW

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Hotels and Accommodation in Pokolbin, 2320, Hunter Valley

Pokolbin is at the center of the Hunter Valley wine Region, located between Cessnock and Branxton in the Hunter Valley Region of New South Wales. Pokolbin Accommodation… Read More

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Pokolbin, 2320, NSW, Australia

Pokolbin, Hunter Valley Pokolbin is a town at the center of the Hunter Valley wine Region, located between Cessnock and Branxton in New South Wales. This area is best known for its wineries, resorts and getaway accommodation.  Some of the most popular activities include winery tours, short breaks and visiting the Hunter Valley Gardens with… Read More

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Port Macquarie, 2444, NSW, Australia

Port Macquarie Port Macquarie is a large town on New South Wales North Coast, approximately 390km north of Sydney. Port Macquarie Accommodation Hotel & Motel Accommodation in Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Backpackers Hostels Port Macquarie School & Community Links Postcode: 2444 Community Links: Port Macquarie-Hastings Regional Gallery Local Council: Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Local Schools: Port… Read More

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Parkes, 2870, NSW, Australia

Parkes in Central NSW, is 365km from Sydney and 306km from Canberra. Originally a goldmining settlement, it was renamed Parkes after Sir Henry Parkes, the ‘Father of Federation’. Parkes is perhaps best known as home of ‘The Dish’ – the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope. The annual Parkes Elvis Festival is held in the second week… Read More

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Perisher, 2624, NSW, Australia

Perisher is Australia’s largest skiing resort, in the beautiful Australian Snowy Mountains Region, approximately 600km south-west of Sydney. Perisher Accommodation Perisher Valley accommodation with booking.com Perisher Tours… Read More

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Pambula Beach, 2549, NSW, Australia

Pambula Beach is a small coastal town with a stunning beachfront that is a major tourist destination. Pambula Beach is part of New South Wales South Coast Region. Pambula Beach Accommodation… Read More

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Pacific Palms, 2428, NSW, Australia

Pacific Palms is a small coastal town on the North Coast of New South Wales near Forster. The major industry is tourism with thousands of tourists visiting Pacific Palms to enjoy magnificent beaches and Booti Booti National Park. Pacific Palms Accommodation… Read More

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Orange New South Wales – Australia

Orange, New South Wales Orange (Central NSW) is the birthplace of Australia’s most famous bush poet Banjo Paterson. Orange Accommodation Orange Hotels, Motels and Accommodation Orange School & Community Links School Links Orange Public School Orange High School Orange East Public Schools Anson Street School TAFE / University Links Western Institute of TAFE – Orange… Read More

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