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
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.
See BCL Sydney for a lot more statewide information pages
Oberon is in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. The town has major farming, forestry and wood industries. Oberon Accommodation… Read More
North Haven is 30 km south of Port Macquarie, and part of New South Wales North Coast Region. Local activities include fishing, surfing and exploring nearby Crowdy Bay National Park. North Haven Accommodation… Read More
The city of Nowra on Sydney’s South Coast, approximately 170km south of Sydney. Nowra is also the primary town of the Shoalhaven District and a popular tourist area. Nowra is a part of New South Wales South Coast Region. From Nowra, you can escape inland to Kangaroo Valley for horseriding and bushwalking. Local Council: Shoalhaven… Read More
The NSW North Coast Region refers to the coastal towns north of Newcastle, well known for miles of perfect beaches, friendly seaside towns and surrounding wilderness. The North Coast Region includes the following towns: Blueys Beach & Boomerang Beach Bulahdelah is a small country town offering farmstay and rural getaways. Coffs Harbour Diamond Beach &… Read More
Schools in Newcastle Newcastle is in the Hunter / Central Coast education region. You can find all registered schools on the Schools NSW site see school search or Hunter / Central Coast region schools listings (direct links may change) or go direct to some school websites below Adamstown Public School Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus… Read More
Newcastle, NSW, Australia Newcastle is the second oldest city in Australia. It lies between a working harbour and surf beaches and is on the mouth of the Hunter River. Like Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom, Newcastle was a major coal mining town and port. Newcastle is approximately 160km or two hours drive north… Read More
Newcastle and Region backpacker hostels… Read More
New England The New England Region is an inland district in northern New South Wales, situated at the top of the Great Dividing Range. It has a mild alpine climate and four distinct seasons, creating the autumn colours this region is celebrated for. The landscape is generally rural tablelands, interspersed with large granite boulders. There… Read More