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City in New South Wales, Australia

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Sydney: City in New South Wales, Australia
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.

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Spot checks of Sydney retirement villages

Fair Trading inspected Sydney retirement villages to ensure they comply with NSW regulations ahead of new laws aimed at reforming the aged care industry.
SBS - Published

Exclusive: IS children should be returned to Australia says son of slain Curtis Cheng

The son of a police accountant killed by a 15-year-old IS supporter in Sydney is urging the government to show compassion to the Australian children who have been living with the jihadist terror group.
SBS - Published

Videos for Sydney

A homeless man and his pet rat have been reunited [Video]A homeless man and his pet rat have been reunited

Sydney police has reunited a homeless man and his pet rat. The beloved pet, Lucy, went missing on April 6 but they are now back together.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Australia's wonder-mare Winx wins 33rd straight race in final appearance [Video]Australia's wonder-mare Winx wins 33rd straight race in final appearance

Australia's favourite racehorse ends her career in style at Sydney's Royal Randwick course.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:57Published

Geoffrey Rush Wins Case Against Australia’s Daily Telegraph [Video]Geoffrey Rush Wins Case Against Australia’s Daily Telegraph

In a decision issued Thursday, Geoffrey Rush prevailed in the defamation lawsuit against Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph that he filed in 2017. In a strongly-worded judgment published by The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Geoffrey Rush Wins Defamation Suit [Video]Geoffrey Rush Wins Defamation Suit

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush on Thursday won initial damages of A$850,000 ($609,000) after a court ruled that the Australian arm of News Corp defamed him by saying he behaved..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Wynn makes $7 billion buyout play for Australia's Crown Resorts [Video]Wynn makes $7 billion buyout play for Australia's Crown Resorts

Australian casino giant Crown Resorts says its received an indicative $7.1 billion takeover offer from Las Vegas's Wynn Resorts, sending Crown's shares soaring as investors bet on an even higher bid...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

Watch: Rare Sumatran tiger cubs make debut at Sydney zoo [Video]Watch: Rare Sumatran tiger cubs make debut at Sydney zoo

The cubs are named Mawar, Tengah Malam and Pemanah – Rose, Midnight and Archer in Indonesian.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Sydney zoo introduces three Sumatran tiger cubs [Video]Sydney zoo introduces three Sumatran tiger cubs

Sydney’s Taronga Zoo has introduced three rare Tiger cubs to the public, zookeeper Louise Ginman says “everything is a game to them” and that the cubs are doing “really, really well”. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Parkland Shooting Survivor Has Died By Suicide [Video]Parkland Shooting Survivor Has Died By Suicide

Sydney Aiello, a survivor of last year's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has died by suicide. The 19-year-old's family said she struggled with survivors guilt and had been..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

World’s Oldest Frozen Semen [Video]World’s Oldest Frozen Semen

According to Gizmodo.com, "Fifty-year-old frozen semen from a ram, believed to be the oldest in the world, is still achieving high fertility rates, according to researchers. The semen, stored in a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Thousands of students join global climate strike [Video]Thousands of students join global climate strike

From Sydney to London, thousands of school students walked out of classes on Friday in a global student strike to protest against government inaction on climate change. Megan Revell reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Australian [Video]New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Australian

Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SYDNEY (Reuters) - One of four people detained in New Zealand after mass..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

One NZ shooting suspect is Australian, says PM Morrison [Video]One NZ shooting suspect is Australian, says PM Morrison

One of four people detained in New Zealand after mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch is Australian, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Australia Latest To Suspend Boeing 737 MAX [Video]Australia Latest To Suspend Boeing 737 MAX

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s civil aviation safety authority suspended Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft from flying to or from Australia, following fatal crashes involving the U.S. planemaker’s latest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

92-year-old Olympics superfan gears up for Tokyo 2020 [Video]92-year-old Olympics superfan gears up for Tokyo 2020

500 days before the start of the Olympic Games in Japan, 92-year-old superfan Naotoshi Yamada looks to complete his Olympic circle in 2020. He first experienced the Summer Games when Tokyo last hosted..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

The 'strawklers' scouring Australian waters for plastic [Video]The 'strawklers' scouring Australian waters for plastic

Operation Straw was founded by Sydney resident Harriet Spark at the end of 2017, with the aim of lessening the amount of plastic in the world's oceans. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

'Strawklers' collect plastic waste from Sydney's harbor [Video]'Strawklers' collect plastic waste from Sydney's harbor

Volunteers at Operation Straw snorkle in Australian waters to collect plastic waste including straws, bags and discarded fishing lines.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Mardi Gras, Australian style [Video]Mardi Gras, Australian style

More than 300,000 revellers on Saturday descended onto Sydney's iconic Oxford Street for the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

'Now your life can start again': Sharrouf children finally reunited with Sydney grandma

The orphaned children of notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf have been reunited with their grandma Karen Nettleton.
SBS - Published

Extradited US man to face Sydney court over Thai national’s alleged murder

An American man has been extradited and is expected to face a Sydney court over the alleged murder of Wachira "Mario" Phetmang whose body was found by a road.
SBS - Published

US man in court over alleged NSW murder

An American man has been extradited and is expected to face a Sydney court over the alleged murder of Wachira "Mario" Phetmang whose body was found by a road.
SBS - Published

Both leaders rally troops on Palm Sunday

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will continue their election campaigns in different states after spending two days in Sydney.
SBS - Published

Day 4 of the federal election campaign

Scott Morrison is in Queensland promising more jobs and Bill Shorten is in Sydney talking about health funding.
SBS - Published

PM campaigns in Qld, Shorten in Sydney

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will continue their election campaigns in different states after spending two days in Sydney.
SBS - Published

The playground diversity behind Ascham's NAPLAN rankings

Once the most exclusive girls' school in Sydney, Ascham has seen a sharp rise in students from relatively disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Age - Published

Morrison hits streets to defend Lib seat

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has hit the streets in Sydney to defend the inner-west seat of Reid.
SBS - Published

Why are both leaders kicking off their campaigns in western Sydney?

While Queensland and Victoria are set to have a bigger influence on the result, both major party leaders have spent the first full day on the campaign trail in western Sydney.
SBS - Published

Julian Assange supporters protest outside Opera House after London arrest

Australian supporters of whistleblower Julian Assange have gathered in Sydney to protest his arrest and extradition to the US.
SBS - Published

Sydney toddler in pram hit by truck, dragged 15 metres along road

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter was sent to Sydney after a three-year-old girl was hit by a truck.
SBS - Published

Sydney woman's ex charged with murder, six years after her disappearance

A man has been arrested for the suspected murder of missing Sydney Aboriginal woman Cheryl Ardler.
SBS - Published

Sydney woman's ex charged with her murder

A man has been arrested for the suspected murder of missing Sydney Aboriginal woman Cheryl Ardler.
SBS - Published

Woman arrested over baby formula syndicate

A 22-year-old woman has been arrested at Sydney's Silverwater prison for her alleged involvement in a crime syndicate that stole baby formula to sell overseas.
SBS - Published

Leaders start campaign in West Sydney

The coalition and Labor are disputing costings of the opposition's tax policy, as the leaders focus on western Sydney for their first full day of campaigning.
SBS - Published

Three charged, $7m drugs seized in Sydney

Police have seized $6.8 million worth of MDMA and the drug 'ice' during raids on a car and homes in Sydney's west, arresting and charging three men.
SBS - Published

Coalition launches tax attack as Morrison and Shorten target marginal Sydney seats

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is spending the first full day on the campaign trail in western Sydney, while Labor's Bill Shorten's day has begun with an early visit to the Sydney markets.
SBS - Published

Election campaign day 2: What's happening

The starter's guns has fired on the May 18 election, and Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten have hit the ground running in Sydney's west.
SBS - Published

Morrison hunting votes in western Sydney

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected hit western Sydney as he kicks off the first full day of campaigning of the five weeks to the election on May 18.
SBS - Published

Geoffrey Rush wins case against Sydney newspaper publisher

geoffrey rush wins case against sydney newspaper publisher
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush won his defamation case on Thursday against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate..
WorldNews - Published

What was said after Rush's defamation win

Actor Geoffrey Rush and his accuser Eryn Jean Norvill both say there are no winners after a Sydney judge found he was defamed by The Daily Telegraph.
SBS - Published

'Not credible or reliable': Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Daily Telegraph

Geoffrey Rush has won his defamation case against Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph over a series of reports accusing him of "inappropriate behaviour".
SBS - Published

Latham defends tweets about student charged over fake terror plot as 'honest opinion'

Mark Latham's lawyer says his client was offering his honest opinion when he wrongly assumed a Sydney student had plotted to kill senior MPs.
SBS - Published

Latham says tweets were 'honest opinion'

Mark Latham was offering his honest opinion when he wrongly assumed a Sydney student had plotted to kill senior MPs, his lawyer has told the Federal Court.
SBS - Published

'Time's up Tony': Australian conservatives targeted in May election

Sydney psychologist Nicola Gates is weeks away from doing something she has never done before – casting a vote for a candidate other than former conservative Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott.
Reuters - Published

Judgment due in Rush defamation case

A Federal Court judge is set to deliver his judgment in the court battle between Geoffrey Rush and a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist.
SBS - Published

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