Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.
In the 18 months since Sydney student Amy McCarthy came out, she has made her university a more welcoming place for transgender people and advocated for more understanding of the transgender community.. SBS - Published
The bushfire crisis has piled pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conservative government to do more to combat climate change after Australia weakened its commitment to the U.N. Paris climate..
As thoughts of Australia's fire crisis hung in the air, hundreds of hip-shaking and wig-wearing Elvis Presley impersonators and fans of the late King of Rock and Roll began their annual pilgrimage to..
The funeral took place Tuesday for a 36-year-old firefighter killed along with a colleague on December 19 after a burnt tree fell in the path of their firetruck, causing it to roll. A third firefighter..
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday (December 24) announced four weeks of paid leave for public servants taking time off to fight fires as volunteers, during his tour to fire-affected..
Sydneysiders experienced 28 days of hazardous air quality last year, double the total for the previous 10 years, and health experts say new policies are needed for this unprecedented length of.. The Age - Published
Soaring temperatures and strong winds stoked bushfires in Australia's southeast on Thursday, with Sydney forecast to hit 41 degrees Celsius (105.8 Fahrenheit) following a few days of cooler weather. Reuters - Published
After suffering a cardiac arrest on Friday night, performer Greg Page remained in hospital Saturday night, while the other "yellow Wiggle" Emma Watkins took his place in the Wiggles' second Sydney.. The Age - Published
SYDNEY: Helicopter-borne marksmen killed more than 5,000 camels in a five-day cull of feral herds that were threatening indigenous communities in drought-stricken areas of southern Australia, officials.. WorldNews - Published
Sydney — Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest “megablaze” under control on Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside.. WorldNews - Published
Sydney: Rafael Nadal won a revamped Davis Cup in November and he lost Sunday's final of the ATP Cup, the newest international team competition. He thinks it's too much. After walking off following.. WorldNews - Published
Novak Djokovic inspired Serbia to victory in the inaugural ATP Cup team event in Sydney after defeating his long-term Spanish rival Rafael Nadal in singles on Sunday before playing a pivotal role in.. WorldNews - Published
Studies show more than a third of 15-year-olds have "just stopped reading". In a bid to "urgently" stem the decline, one Sydney school will make its students read novels for 20 minutes every day. The Age - Published
David Goffin claimed an upset victory over world number one Rafael Nadal on Friday in Sydney to keep Belgium alive in their quarter-final clash at the inaugural ATP Cup team event. ...... WorldNews - Published
Thousands of people have gathered at Sydney's Town Hall, and in capital cities around Australia, to demand more action on climate change as Australia faces an ongoing bushfire crisis. Here's what some.. SBS - Published
Communities across Australia’s fire-ravaged south-east were bracing for a long day of mounting danger on Friday as thousands abandoned their homes for evacuation centres and military helicopters.. WorldNews - Published