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

Narrandera, 2700, NSW, Australia

Narrandera it lies on the junction of the Newell and Sturt Highways and is the gateway to the productive Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area in the New South Wales Riverina Region. Narrandera is 549kms from Sydney, 428kms from Melbourne, 852kms from Adelaide and 341kms from Canberra. The annual John O’Brien Festival festival celebrates “John O’Brien’s” poetry, bush… Read More

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Nelson Bay, 2315, NSW, Australia

Nelson Bay is a town in the Central Coast of New South Wales, it is located on the southern shore of Port Stephens, approximately 60km north of Newcastle. Nelson Bay is part of New South Wales North Coast region. Local Council: Port Stephens Council Nelson Bay Accommodation See also nearby Shoal Bay accommodation… Read More

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Narrabri, 2390, NSW, Australia

Narrabri is part of New South Wales’ New England Region. It is in the Namoi Valley, approximately 520km north-west of Sydney. The area is a centre for Australian cotton production and is also known for its wheat and livestock. Nosh on the Namoi – Gourmet food , wine and music festival. Held annually in Narrabri. Australian… Read More

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Nambucca Heads, 2448, NSW, Australia

Nambucca Heads is a coastal town on the North Coast of New South Wales, situated at the mouth of the Nambucca River, approximately 552km north of Sydney. Nambucca Heads is part of New South Wales North Coast Region. Nambucca Shire Council is the local government. Nambucca Heads Accommodation… Read More

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Narooma, 2546, NSW, Australia

Narooma is a small town at the mouth of the Wagonga Inlet on the Princes Highway, it is a popular fishing destination, approximately 360km south of Sydney. Narooma is in the Eurobodalla Shire Council local government area and is part of New South Wales South Coast Region. Narooma Accommodation… Read More

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Muswellbrook, 2333, NSW, Australia

Muswellbrook is located in the upper Hunter Valley region, 243km or 3 hours drive north-west of Sydney. It is well-known for its agriculture and coal-mining industries, and is also the birthplace of the ‘Blue Heeler’ Australian Cattle Dog. Aberdeen is a small town about 12 kilometres north of Muswellbrook on the New England Highway. Muswellbrook Regional… Read More

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Murwillumbah, NSW, Australia

Murwillumbah is a medium-sized town on the Tweed River, in the hinterland of far northern NSW. The town is surrounded by national parks and many mountains which are visible from the town centre, including Mt Warning. Murwillumbah has major and independent supermarkets, department stores, and boutique shopping, and is a regional centre for nearby villages… Read More

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Mudgee New South Wales – Australia

The Mudgee region in Central NSW is 3½ hours or 250km from Sydney – accessible on Highway 86 from the Blue Mountains or . The region includes Mudgee, Kandos, Rylstone and Gulgong, the town on Australia’s original $10 note, and has a long history of food, wine and wool production. There are also four major… Read More

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NSW Murray River Escapes – Australia

NSW Escapes along the Murray River New South Wales towns along the Murray River include Albury, Barooga and Tocumwal… Read More

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Mount Victoria, 2786, NSW, Australia

Mount Victoria is a town in the Blue Mountains, approximately 120 km from Sydney. Mount Victoria Accommodation… Read More

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