New South Wales

Photo: Denisbin, Parkes (Some rights reserved) New South Wales is in the southeast of Australia with the Pacific Ocean to the East, Queensland to the north and Victoria to the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps FloraWaratahs (Telopea speciosissima) belong to the genus Telopea, in the Proteaceae family. The plant is native to a small area of the …

The Riverina

Photo: Denisbin, Deniliquin (Some rights reserved) The Riverina is an agricultural region of South-Western New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The Riverina is distinguished from other Australian regions by the combination of flat plains, warm to hot climate, and an ample supply of water for irrigation. The Riverina includes three cities; Wagga Wagga, Albury, and Griffith. …

New South Wales Links

NSW Flag What would locals like others know about New South Wales? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesNSW buys outback station in state’s largest single property purchase for a national park – ABCNSW govt criticised over Warragamba Dam – Oberon ReviewNational park visits surge in NSW, topping 60 million for first time …

Sydney

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Luminous Light (Some rights reserved) Capital of New South Wales, Sydney is the largest of the eight state capitals and has a population of 4.3 million. Founded in 1788, Sydney is the oldest European settlement in Australia. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/S7dZoF92i7REjuya8 Natural WorldSydney is located on Port Jackson, commonly known as Sydney Harbour. The …

The Channon Market

Photo: Ron Mader, Market (Some rights reserved) The Channon is one of the world’s best markets. More than 220 stallholders display and sell wares, produce and crafts. Scattered around Coronation Park, The Channon is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. The market is both alcohol-free and pet-free. The Channon (a local aboriginal term for …

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Photo: Denisbin, Former Union Bank (Some rights reserved) Wagga Wagga is located midway between the two largest cities in Australia – Sydney and Melbourne – and is the major regional center for the Riverina and South West Slopes regions. Straddling the Murrumbidgee River, with an urban population of more than 54,000 as at the 2016 …

Green Globe Awards 2017

New South Wales, Australia – A diverse range of innovative projects from across the state have been highlighted in this year’s winning line-up for the Green Globe Awards. Hashtag: #GreenGlobeAwards Winners Sydney Institute of Marine Science (and UNSW) is the winner of the 2017 #greenglobeawards Natural Environment Award. Their innovative project Operation Crayweed has reversed the extinction of large …