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The A-League is a professional men's soccer league run by Football Federation Australia (FFA).
ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Aboriginal Australians are legally defined as people who are members "of the Aboriginal race of Australia" (indigenous to mainland Australia or to the island of Tasmania).
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Albury is a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River.
Alfalfa, Medicago sativa also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world.
Alpine climate is the average weather (climate) for the regions above the tree line.
A region is arid when it is characterized by a severe lack of available water, to the extent of hindering or preventing the growth and development of plant and animal life.
The Armidale railway station is a heritage-listed railway station at 240 Brown Street, Armidale, Armidale Regional Council, New South Wales, Australia.
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia.
The Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), located in The Domain in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is the most important public gallery in Sydney and one of the largest in Australia.
Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Australia Act 1986 is the short title of each of a pair of separate but related pieces of legislation: one an Act of the Commonwealth (i.e. federal) Parliament of Australia, the other an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Australian national soccer team represents Australia in international men's soccer.
The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is a professional baseball league in Australia.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT; known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938) is Australia's federal district, located in the south-east of the country and enclaved within the state of New South Wales.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a publicly funded university with seven campuses around Australia.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra was founded by cellist John Painter in 1975.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.
A limited-overs cricket tournament has been a feature of Australian cricket since the 1969–70 season, branded as the JLT One-Day Cup for the 2017–18 season.
The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
The Australian Museum is the oldest museum in Australia, with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.
Ballina is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area.
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia.
Barrie John Unsworth (born 16 April 1934) was an Australian politician, representing the Australian Labor Party in the Parliament of New South Wales from 1978 to 1991.
The Barrier Highway is a highway in New South Wales and South Australia signposted as part of route A32.
Barry Robert O'Farrell (born 24 May 1959) is a former Australian politician who was the 43rd Premier of New South Wales and Minister for Western Sydney from 2011 to 2014.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Batemans Bay is a town in the South Coast region of the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The Bathurst 1000 (currently branded as the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for sponsorship reasons) is a touring car race held annually on the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia.
Bennelong Point is the location of the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, New South Wales.
The Big Bash League (BBL, also known as the KFC Big Bash League for sponsorship reasons) is an Australian professional Twenty20 cricket league, which was established in 2011 by Cricket Australia.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
Achoerodus is a genus of wrasses collectively known as blue gropers.
The Blue Mountains are a mountainous region and a mountain range located in New South Wales, Australia.
The Blue Mountains Line is an intercity rail service operated by NSW TrainLink serving the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.
Robert John Carr (born 28 September 1947) is a former Australian politician who served as Premier of New South Wales from 1995 to 2005, as the leader of the Labor Party.
Bowral is the largest town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, and the main business and entertainment precinct of the Wingecarribee Shire and Highlands.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Broken Hill is an inland mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia.
Broken Hill railway station is located on the Broken Hill line in New South Wales, Australia.
The Bundjalung people (also known as Bunjalung, Badjalang and Bandjalang) are Aboriginal Australians who are the original custodians of northern coastal areas of New South Wales (Australia), located approximately northeast of Sydney, an area that includes the Bundjalung National Park and Mount Warning, known to the Bundjalung people as Wollumbin ("fighting chief of the mountains").
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Camden Haven is a small harbour in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, approximately 30 km south of the major regional centre of Port Macquarie.
Campbelltown is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Campdrafting is a unique Australian sport involving a horse and rider working cattle.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
Canberra railway station is located on the Canberra line in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in Belmore, a suburb in the Canterbury-Bankstown region of Sydney.
Casino railway station is located on the North Coast line in New South Wales, Australia.
The Central Coast & Newcastle Line is a NSW TrainLink passenger train service that runs along the Main North railway line in New South Wales, connecting the state's two largest cities, Sydney and Newcastle.
The Central Coast is a peri-urban region in the Australian state of New South Wales, located on the Tasman Sea coast north of Sydney and south of Lake Macquarie.
Central Coast Mariners Football Club is an Australian professional soccer club based in Gosford, on the Central Coast of New South Wales.
The Central railway station is a railway station located at the southern end of the central business district in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Central Tablelands in New South Wales is a geographic area that lies between the Sydney Metropolitan Area and the Central Western Slopes and Plains.
The Central West is a region of New South Wales, Australia.
The Central West Express is an Australian passenger train operating on the Main Western line in New South Wales from Sydney to Dubbo.
Cessnock is a city in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about by road west of Newcastle.
A list of former British colonies, dependencies and dates when they severed legal ties with Britain.
Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
Charles Sturt University (CSU) is an Australian multi-campus public university located in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory.
Charlotte Pass (often erroneously referred to as Charlotte's Pass), elevation, is a location, snow resort and village in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia.
Chief Secretary was the title of a senior civil servant in various colonies of the British Empire.
The City of Lake Macquarie is a local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.
The City of Shoalhaven is a local government area in the south-eastern coastal region of New South Wales, Australia.
City Recital Hall in Sydney, Australia, is a purpose-built concert venue with the capacity for 1,238 guests seated over three tiers of sloped seating.
Responsibilities for traditional coast guard duties in Australia are distributed across various federal, state and community agencies.
Coffs Harbour is an Australian coastal city located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales about north of Sydney, and south of Brisbane.
A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.
The colony of New South Wales was a colony of the British Empire from 1788 to 1901, when it became a State in the federal Commonwealth of Australia on 1 January 1901.
The Colony of New Zealand was a British colony that existed in New Zealand from 1841 to 1907.
The Communist Party of Australia (CPA) was founded in 1920 and dissolved in 1991.
The Constitution of Australia is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia.
Coolmore Stud, in Fethard, County Tipperary in Ireland, is headquarters of the world's largest breeding operation of thoroughbred racehorses.
Cooma is a town in the south of New South Wales, Australia.
Corowa is a town in the state of New South Wales in Australia.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are an Australian semi-professional rugby league team based in Cronulla, in the Sutherland Shire, Southern Sydney, New South Wales.
Darley Stud is located at Dalham Hall, the global breeding operation owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the United Arab Emirates.
General David John Hurley, (born 1953) is a former senior officer in the Australian Army and the 38th and current Governor of New South Wales.
The choice of whether to use daylight saving time (DST) in Australia is a matter for the individual states and territories.
Deniliquin, known locally as "Deni", is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales close to the border with Victoria.
Destination NSW is a New South Wales state government organisation established in 2011 to support growth of tourism and events in New South Wales, Australia.
Devonport is a city in northern Tasmania, Australia.
Dorrigo, a small town on the Waterfall Way, is located on the Northern Tablelands, in northern New South Wales, Australia.
Dubbo is a city in the Orana Region of New South Wales, Australia.
The Dubbo railway station is an heritage-listed railway station and bus interchange located on the Main Western line in Dubbo in the Dubbo Regional Council local government area of New South Wales, Australia.
Sir Earle Christmas Grafton Page, (8 August 188020 December 1961) was an Australian politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Australia, holding office for 19 days after the death of Joseph Lyons in 1939.
Sir Edmund "Toby" Barton, (18 January 18497 January 1920) was an Australian politician and judge who served as the first Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1901 to 1903.
The New South Wales Legislative Assembly is elected from 93 single-member electorates called districts.
Electricity retailing is the final sale of electricity from generation to the end-use consumer.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Eucalyptus L'Héritier 1789 (plural eucalypti, eucalyptuses or eucalypts) is a diverse genus of flowering trees and shrubs (including a distinct group with a multiple-stem mallee growth habit) in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae.
Eurobodalla Shire is a local government area located in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.
Events New South Wales was by the (then) Premier of New South Wales, Morris Iemma to "market Sydney and NSW as a leading global events destination".
The Far West region of New South Wales, Australia refers generally to a fairly flat and low-lying area in the western part of the state, which is too dry to support wheat or other crops or intensive pastoral endeavours.
The Federal Highway is a highway in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.
The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia.
Fire and Rescue NSW (previously known as New South Wales Fire Brigades), an agency of the Government of New South Wales, Australia, is responsible for firefighting, rescue and hazmat services in the major cities, metropolitan areas and towns across rural and regional New South Wales.
The First Fleet was the 11 ships that departed from Portsmouth, England, on 13 May 1787 to found the penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia.
Flemington railway station is located on the Main Suburban line, serving the Sydney suburb of Homebush West.
Flindersia is a genus of 17 species of trees in the family Rutaceae.
Fox Studios Australia is a movie studio in Sydney, occupying the site of the former Sydney Showground at Moore Park.
Frost is the coating or deposit of ice that may form in humid air in cold conditions, usually overnight.
Geologically the Australian state of New South Wales consists of seven main regions: Lachlan Fold Belt, the Hunter-Bowen Orogeny or New England Orogen (NEO), the Delamerian Orogeny, the Clarence Moreton Basin, the Great Artesian Basin, the Sydney Basin, and the Murray Basin.
Sir George Houstoun Reid (25 February 1845 – 12 September 1918) was an Australian politician who led the Reid Government as the fourth Prime Minister of Australia from 1904 to 1905, having previously been Premier of New South Wales from 1894 to 1899.
Gladys Berejiklian (born 22 September 1970) is an Australian politician serving as the 45th and current Premier of New South Wales and the Leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party, offices which she assumed on 23 January 2017 following the resignation of Mike Baird.
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately south-west of Sydney, Australia, and north-east of Canberra.
The Government of New South Wales, also referred to as the New South Wales Government or NSW Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of New South Wales.
The Governor of New South Wales is the viceregal representative of the Australian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in the state of New South Wales.
Grafton railway station is located on the North Coast line in New South Wales, Australia.
Grafton is a city in the Northern Rivers region of the Australian state of New South Wales.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Great Dividing Range, or the Eastern Highlands, is Australia's most substantial mountain range and the third longest land-based range in the world.
The Great Western Highway is a state highway in New South Wales, Australia.
The Greater Western Sydney Giants, nicknamed the GWS Giants or just Giants, is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Griffith railway station is located on the Yanco-Griffith line in New South Wales, Australia.
Griffith is a major regional city in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area that is located in the north-western part of the Riverina region of New South Wales, known commonly as the food bowl of Australia.
Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.
Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia.
The Hawkesbury River (also Hawkesbury-Nepean River), is a semi–mature tide dominated drowned valley estuary located to the west and north of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Sir Henry Parkes, (27 May 1815 – 27 April 1896) was a colonial Australian politician and longest non-consecutive Premier of the Colony of New South Wales, the present-day state of New South Wales in the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Higher School Certificate (HSC) is the credential awarded to secondary school students who successfully complete senior high school level studies (Years 11 and 12 or equivalent) in New South Wales, Australia.
The present highway network in New South Wales, Australia was established in August 1928 when the Country Roads Board (the predecessor of the Department of Main Roads and the Roads and Traffic Authority) superseded the 1924 main road classifications and established the basis of the existing New South Wales (NSW) main road system.
The History of Australia refers to the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding Indigenous and colonial societies.
The Hume Highway, inclusive of the sections now known as the Hume Freeway and Hume Motorway, is one of Australia's major inter-city national highways, running for between Melbourne in the southwest and Sydney in the northeast.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
The Hunter Line is a NSW TrainLink passenger train service that operates from Newcastle to Dungog and Scone in the New South Wales Hunter Region.
The Hunter Region, also commonly known as the Hunter Valley, is a region of New South Wales, Australia, extending from approximately to north of Sydney.
Illawarra is a region in the Australian state of New South Wales.
The Illawarra Hawks are an Australian professional basketball team based in Wollongong, New South Wales.
The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), an independent agency of the Government of New South Wales, is responsible for eliminating and investigating corrupt activities and enhancing the integrity of the public administration in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to Australia.
Inverell is a large town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border.
John Thomas Lang (21 December 187627 September 1975), usually referred to as J. T. Lang during his career, and familiarly known as "Jack" and nicknamed "The Big Fella", was an Australian politician who twice served as the 23rd Premier of New South Wales from 1925 to 1927 and again from 1930 1932.
Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
James Henry "Jim" Scullin (18 September 1876 – 28 January 1953) was an Australian Labor Party politician and the ninth Prime Minister of Australia.
Jørn Oberg Utzon,, Hon. FAIA (9 April 191829 November 2008) was a Danish architect, most notable for designing the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
The Jervis Bay Territory (abbreviated as JBT) is a territory of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, trading as Jetstar, is an Australian low-cost airline (self-described as "value based") headquartered in Melbourne.
John Joseph Fahey, AC (born 10 January 1945) is a former Premier of New South Wales and an Australian Minister for Finance.
The Kia-Ora Stud is a Thoroughbred horse stud situated near Scone in the Hunter Region, New South Wales.
Kiandra is an abandoned gold mining town and the birthplace of Australian skiing.
Kookaburras are terrestrial tree kingfishers of the genus Dacelo native to Australia and New Guinea, which grow to between 28–42 cm (11–17 in) in length.
The Kosciuszko National Park is a national park and contains mainland Australia's highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko, for which it is named, and Cabramurra the highest town in Australia.
Kristina Kerscher Keneally (born 19 December 1968) is an Australian politician who has represented New South Wales in the Australian Senate for the Labor Party since 2018, having previously served as the 42nd Premier of New South Wales between 2009 and 2011.
Major General Lachlan Macquarie, CB (Lachann MacGuaire; 31 January 1762 – 1 July 1824) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from Scotland.
Leeton is a town located in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia.
A legume is a plant or its fruit or seed in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae).
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Lismore is a city in northeastern New South Wales, Australia and the main population centre in the City of Lismore local government area; it is also a regional centre in the Northern Rivers region of the State.
Below is a list of names and collective designations which have been applied, either currently or in the past, to groups of Indigenous Australians.
This is a complete listing of the suburbs and localities in the greater Sydney area in alphabetical order.
Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area.
Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labor and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool.
The local government areas (LGA) of New South Wales in Australia describes the institutions and processes by which areas, cities, towns, municipalities, regions, shires, and districts can manage their own affairs to the extent permitted by the.
Lord Howe Island (formerly Lord Howe's Island) is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand, directly east of mainland Port Macquarie, and about southwest of Norfolk Island.
Macquarie Park is a suburb in northern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Macquarie University is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park.
Mad Max 2 (originally released in the United States as The Road Warrior and sometimes known as Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior) is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller.
Mainland Australia is the main land mass of the Commonwealth of Australia excluding Tasmania and other offshore islands and external territories (such as the Australian Antarctic Territory).
Maitland is an English and Scottish surname.
Mandageria (Pronunciation: Man-daj-ee-ree-a fair-fax-i) is an extinct genus of lobe-finned fish.
The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles are an Australian professional rugby league team named after the Manly and Warringah areas of Sydney's Northern Beaches in which the club is based.
Mascot is a suburb in south-eastern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is the book publishing arm of the University of Melbourne.
Menindee, frequently but erroneously spelled "Menindie", is a small town in the far west of New South Wales, Australia, in Central Darling Shire, on the banks of the Darling River, with a sign-posted population of 980 and a population of 551.
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Michael Frederick Bruxner (25 March 1882 – 28 March 1970) was an Australian politician and soldier, serving for many years as Leader of the Country Party and its predecessors.
The Mid North Coast is a country region in the north-east of the state of New South Wales, Australia.
Michael Bruce Baird (born 1 April 1968) is an Australian investment banker and former politician who was the 44th Premier of New South Wales, the Minister for Infrastructure, the Minister for Western Sydney, and the Leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party from April 2014 to January 2017.
Mission: Impossible 2 (also stylized as Mission: Impossible II and abbreviated as M:I-2) is a 2000 American action spy film directed by John Woo and starring Tom Cruise, who also served as the film's producer.
The Mitchell Highway is a state highway located in the central and south western regions of Queensland and the northern and central western regions of New South Wales in Australia.
The monarchy of Australia is a form of government in which a hereditary king or queen serves as the nation's sovereign.
Moree railway station is located on the Mungindi line in New South Wales, Australia.
Morris Iemma (born 21 July 1961) is a former Australian politician who was the 40th Premier of New South Wales, serving from 3 August 2005 to 5 September 2008.
Moss Vale is a town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in the Wingecarribee Shire.
Mount Kosciuszko is Australia’s highest mountain, at 2,228 metres (7,310 ft) above sea level.
Mount Panorama Circuit is a motor racing track located in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.
The Murray River (or River MurrayIn South Australia, the rendition "River Murray" is the most common, as is "River Darling" and "River Torrens".) (Ngarrindjeri: Millewa, Yorta Yorta: Tongala) is Australia's longest river, at in length.
The Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) is geographically located within the Riverina area of New South Wales.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (abbreviated MCA), located in Sydney, Australia, is an Australian museum solely dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art, both from across Australia and around the world.
The Museum of Sydney is a historical collection and exhibit, built on the ruins of the house of New South Wales' first Governor, Arthur Phillip, on the present-day corner of Phillip and Bridge Street, Sydney.
Muswellbrook is a town in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about north of Sydney and north-west of Newcastle.
The Mutawintji National Park, formerly the Mootwingee National Park, is a protected national park that is located in the Far West region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia.
Nathan Rees (born 12 February 1968), is a former Australian politician, 41st Premier of New South Wales and parliamentary leader of the New South Wales division of the Australian Labor Party from September 2008 to December 2009.
The National Basketball League (NBL) is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand.
The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is an Australian national education and training institute for students in the performing arts.
The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is part of the Office of Environment and Heritage (New South Wales) - the main government conservation agency in New South Wales, Australia.
The National Party of Australia (also known as The Nationals or simply, The Nats) is an Australian political party.
The National Rugby League (NRL) is a league of professional men's rugby league teams in Australasia.
Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players.
Neville Kenneth Wran, (11 October 1926 – 20 April 2014) was an Australian politician who was the Premier of New South Wales from 1976 to 1986.
New England or New England North West is the name given to a generally undefined region in the north of the state of New South Wales, Australia about 60 kilometres (37 miles) inland, that includes the Northern Tablelands (or New England Tablelands) and the North West Slopes regions.
The New England Highway is an long highway in Australia running from Hexham at Newcastle, New South Wales at its southern end to Yarraman near Toowoomba, Queensland at its northern end.
The New England New State Movement was an Australian political movement in the twentieth century.
New Holland (Nieuw Holland; Nova Hollandia) is a historical European name for mainland Australia.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
New South Wales Ambulance, an agency of the Ministry of Health of the New South Wales Government, is the statutory provider of pre-hospital emergency care and ambulance services in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The New South Wales cricket team (currently named NSW Blues) are an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales.
The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is the state government education board in New South Wales, Australia.
The New South Wales Legislative Assembly is the lower of the two houses of the Parliament of New South Wales, an Australian state.
The New South Wales Legislative Council, or upper house, is one of the two chambers of the parliament of the Australian state of New South Wales.
New South Wales North Coast or NSW North Coast, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in New South Wales, data comprising.
The New South Wales Police Force (NSW Police Force; previously the New South Wales Police Service and New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency of the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is a servant of the Crown, independent of Government, although a minister of the Crown has administration. Divided into seventy six local area commands (LAC),. Graduate Careers Australia. the NSW Police Force consists of more than 500 local police stations and covers an area of 801,600 square kilometres in a state of some seven million people. Under the Police Regulation Act, 1862, the organisation of the NSW Police Force was formally established in 1862 with the unification of all existing independent police units in the state. The authority and responsibility of the entire police force was given to the inspector general of police. The 1990s were a turbulent period in NSW police history. The Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service was held between 1995 and 1997. The Royal Commission uncovered hundreds of instances of bribery, money laundering, drug trafficking, and falsifying of evidence by police. The police commissioner, Tony Lauer, resigned as the level of corruption in the service became clear and his own position untenable. Peter James Ryan was recruited from the UK. Wide-ranging reforms occurred as a result of the recommendations of the Royal Commission, including the establishment of a permanent Police Integrity Commission. The current commissioner of the NSW Police Force is Mick Fuller, who replaced Andrew Scipione, on 31 March 2017, with Deputy Commissioner Dave Hudson, Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas, and deputy commissioner Catherine Burn. The minister for justice and police, Troy Grant, is responsible to the NSW parliament for the police portfolio. Grant is a former NSW police officer who served 22 years before entering politics. As of 30 June 2016, the police force consists of some 16,627 officers.
The New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) is the governing body of rugby league in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory and is a member of the Australian Rugby League Commission.
The New South Wales rugby league team has represented the Australian state of New South Wales in rugby league football since the sport's beginnings there in 1907.
The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is a volunteer-based firefighting agency and statutory body of the Government of New South Wales.
Elections for the 54th Parliament of New South Wales were held on Saturday, 24 March 2007.
Elections to the 55th Parliament of New South Wales were held on Saturday, 26 March 2011.
A general election for the 56th Parliament of New South Wales (NSW) was held on Saturday 28 March 2015.
The New South Wales Swifts is an Australian netball team based in Sydney which competes in the Suncorp Super Netball league.
The New South Wales Waratahs (or; referred to as the Waratahs, are an Australian rugby union team representing the majority of New South Wales in the Super Rugby competition. The Riverina and other southern parts of the state, are represented by the Brumbies, who are based in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The "Waratahs" name has historically been the name for the New South Wales Rugby Union (NSWRU) representative team, and became the name for the New South Wales team when it entered the Super Six, Super 10 and Super 12 competitions. The name and emblem comes from the waratah, the state flower for New South Wales. Their home ground is Allianz Stadium in Sydney. Some matches are also held at ANZ Stadium.
The Xplorer is a diesel multiple unit train operated by NSW TrainLink on regional rail services in New South Wales, Australia from Sydney to Armidale, Moree, Broken Hill, Griffith and Canberra.
The New South Wales XPT (short for Express Passenger Train) is the main long-distance passenger train operated by NSW TrainLink on regional railway services in New South Wales, Australia from Sydney to Dubbo, Grafton, and Casino as well as interstate destinations, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Newcastle United Jets Football Club, commonly known as Newcastle Jets, is an Australian professional soccer club based in Newcastle, New South Wales.
The Newcastle Knights are an Australian professional rugby league club based in Newcastle, New South Wales.
The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas.
The Newell Highway is a national highway in New South Wales, Australia.
Nicholas Frank Hugo Greiner (born 27 April 1947) is an Australian politician who served as the 37th Premier of New South Wales from 1988 to 1992.
Norfolk Island (Norfuk: Norf'k Ailen) is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia, directly east of mainland Australia's Evans Head, and about from Lord Howe Island.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.
Northern Rivers is a region of the Australian state of New South Wales, located between and north of the state capital, Sydney.
The Northern Tablelands, also known as the New England Tableland, is a plateau and a region of the Great Dividing Range in northern New South Wales, Australia.
Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.
NSW Business Chamber (formerly Australian Business Limited or ABL) is NSW's peak business organisation providing businesses with information, advice, products and services.
NSW TrainLink is an Australian brand for the medium and long distance passenger rail and coach services in New South Wales.
The is an annual state award for volunteering in New South Wales, Australia run by The Centre for Volunteering and supported by the State Government.
Oberon is a town and local government area (see Oberon Shire) in the central tablelands of New South Wales, Australia.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica (SiO2·nH2O); its water content may range from 3 to 21% by weight, but is usually between 6 and 10%.
Opera Australia is the principal opera company in Australia.
Orana is a region in central northern New South Wales, Australia.
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Australia: Australia refers to both the continent of Australia and to the Commonwealth of Australia, the sovereign country.
The Pacific Highway is a national highway and major transport route along the central east coast of Australia, with the majority of it being part of Australia's national route 1.
The M1 Pacific Motorway, also known by the former names F3 Freeway, Sydney–Newcastle Freeway, and Sydney–Newcastle Expressway; is a stretch of freeway linking Sydney to the Central Coast, Newcastle and Hunter regions of New South Wales.
Parkes is a town in New South Wales, Australia.
The Parliaments of the Australian states and territories are legislative bodies within the federal framework of the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.
The Parramatta River is an intermediate tide dominated, drowned valley estuary located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
A penal colony is a settlement used to exile prisoners and separate them from the general population by placing them in a remote location, often an island or distant colonial territory.
The Penrith Panthers are an Australian professional rugby league football team based in the western Sydney suburb of Penrith.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Woolcott Game, (30 March 1876 – 4 February 1961) was a British Royal Air Force commander, who later served as Governor of New South Wales and Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (London).
The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), sometimes referred to as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania.
The Constitution Amendment (Pledge of Loyalty) Act 2006 No 6, was an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1902 to require Members of the New South Wales Parliament and its Ministers to take a pledge of loyalty to Australia and to the people of New South Wales instead of swearing allegiance to the Queen her heirs and successors, and to revise the oaths taken by Executive Councillors.
Polocrosse is a team sport that is a combination of polo and lacrosse.
Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Port Macquarie is a coastal town in the local government area of Port Macquarie-Hastings.
This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of New South Wales, a former British colony now part of Australia.
The Powerhouse Museum is the major branch of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences in Sydney, the other being the historic Sydney Observatory.
Premier is a title for the head of government in some countries, states and sub-national governments.
The Princes Highway is a major road in Australia, extending from Sydney to Port Augusta via the coast through the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks".
Qantas Airways is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.
Queanbeyan is a city in south-eastern region of the Australian state of New South Wales, located adjacent to the ACT in the Southern Tablelands region.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Regional Express (also known as Rex) is an Australian airline based in Mascot, New South Wales.
Responsible government is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability, the foundation of the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy.
Riparian water rights (or simply riparian rights) is a system for allocating water among those who possess land along its path.
The Riverina is an agricultural region of South-Western New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
The Roads & Traffic Authority (RTA) is a former Australian government agency in New South Wales that was responsible for major road infrastructure, licensing of drivers, and registration of motor vehicles.
Roads and Maritime Services (also known as Roads & Maritime Services) is an agency of the New South Wales Government responsible for building and maintaining road infrastructure and managing the day-to-day compliance and safety for roads and waterways.
Sir Robert William Askin GCMG (4 April 1907 – 9 September 1981) was an Australian politician and the 32nd Premier of New South Wales from 1965 to 1975, the first representing the Liberal Party of Australia.
Roma Street railway station is located in the Brisbane central business district, Queensland, Australia.
The Royal National Park is a protected national park that is located in Sutherland Shire in the Australian state of New South Wales, just south of Sydney.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
The Rum Rebellion of 1808 was the only successful armed takeover of government in Australian history.
Rydal railway station is located on the Main Western line in New South Wales, Australia.
The Sapphire Coast is the marketing and tourist name for the Bega Valley Shire region in South East, New South Wales, Australia.
The School Certificate was a qualification issued by the Board of Studies, New South Wales, typically at the end of Year 10.
Scone is a town in the Upper Hunter Shire in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.
Screen NSW is an agency of the Government of New South Wales that assists, promotes and strengthens the screen industry in that state of New South Wales, Australia.
Selection referred to "free selection before survey" of crown land in some Australian colonies under land legislation introduced in the 1860s.
Selective schools in New South Wales, Australia are government high schools operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities that have accepted their students based upon their academic merit.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia.
The Shoalhaven River is a perennial river that rises from the Southern Tablelands and flows into an open mature wave dominated barrier estuary near Nowra on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Singleton is a town on the banks of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Skiing in Australia takes place in the high country of the states of New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania as well as in the Australian Capital Territory, during the southern hemisphere winter.
Sky blue is the name of a colour that resembles the colour of the sky at noon.
Snow refers to forms of ice crystals that precipitate from the atmosphere (usually from clouds) and undergo changes on the Earth's surface.
The Snowy Mountains, known informally as "The Snowies", is an IBRA subregion and the highest mountain range on the continent of mainland Australia.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
The South Coast Line is an intercity rail service operated by NSW TrainLink that services the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia.
South Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km south of Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD).
The South Sydney Rabbitohs are a professional Australian rugby league team based in Redfern, a suburb of inner-southern Sydney, New South Wales.
The South West Slopes is a region predominantly in New South Wales, Australia.
The Southeast Australia temperate savanna ecoregion is a large area of grassland dotted with eucalyptus trees running north-south across central New South Wales, Australia.
The term Southern Australia is generally considered to include the states and territories of Australia of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and South Australia.
Southern Cross railway station (formerly and still colloquially known as Spencer Street station) is a major railway station in Docklands, Melbourne.
Southern Cross University (SCU) is an Australian public university, with campuses at Lismore and Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, and at the southern end of the Gold Coast in Queensland.
The Southern Highlands, also locally referred to as the Highlands, is a geographical region and district in New South Wales, Australia and is 110 km south-west of Sydney.
The Southern Highlands Line is an Intercity rail service operated by NSW TrainLink that services the Macarthur, Southern Highlands and Southern Tablelands regions of New South Wales.
The Southern Tablelands is a geographic area of New South Wales, Australia, located south-west of Sydney and west of the Great Dividing Range.
One of the following ferries that sailed under the name of Spirit of Tasmania during its careers.
In Australian history, a squatter was typically a man, either a free settler or ex-convict, who occupied a large tract of Crown land in order to graze livestock.
Stadium Australia, commercially known as ANZ Stadium and formerly as Telstra Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in the Sydney Olympic Park, in Sydney, Australia.
The State Emergency Service (SES) is the name used by a number volunteer organisations in Australia that provide emergency help during and after declared (natural or otherwise) disasters, typically flood, storm or tsunami.
The State of Origin series is the annual best-of-three rugby league football match series between two Australian state representative sides, the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons.
Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.
Sir Stuart Alexander Donaldson (16 December 1812 – 11 January 1867) was the first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales.
The Sturt Highway is an Australian national highway in New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.
The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23.5° (the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn) and temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes 35–66.5°) north and south of the Equator.
Suncorp Super Netball (also known non-commercially as the National Netball League) is the premier netball league in Australia.
Super Rugby is a professional men's rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere and Japan.
The Supercars Championship (known as the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship for sponsorship purposes) is a touring car racing category based in Australia and run as an International Series under Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) regulations.
The Swan River Colony was a British colony established in 1829 on the Swan River, in Western Australia.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (colloquially Mascot Airport, Kingsford Smith Airport, or Sydney Airport) is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km (5 mi) south of Sydney city centre, in the suburb of Mascot.
The Sydney Blue Sox are a professional baseball team, and one of six foundation teams in the re-formed Australian Baseball League (ABL).
The Sydney central business district (also Sydney CBD, and often referred to simply as "the Town" or "the City") is the main commercial centre of Sydney, the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia.
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.
Sydney Football Club, commonly known as Sydney FC, is an Australian professional soccer club based in Sydney, New South Wales.
Sydney Ferries is the public transport ferry network serving the Australian city of Sydney, New South Wales.
The Sydney Kings are an Australian professional men's basketball team competing in the National Basketball League (NBL).
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sydney Roosters are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.
The Sydney Sixers are an Australian professional men's cricket team, competing in Australia's domestic Twenty20 cricket competition, the Big Bash League (BBL).
The Sydney Swans is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is an Australian symphony orchestra that was initially formed in 1908.
The Sydney Thunder are an Australian professional cricket team, competing in Australia's domestic Twenty20 cricket competition, the Big Bash League.
The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is an annual event hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, starting in Sydney, New South Wales on Boxing Day and finishing in Hobart, Tasmania.
The Sydney Town Hall is a late 19th-century building in the city of Sydney, the capital city of New South Wales, Australia, housing the chambers of the Lord Mayor of Sydney, council offices, and venues for meetings and functions.
Sydney Trains is the suburban passenger rail network serving the city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sydney Trains A set or Waratah is a class of electric multiple unit trains operated by Sydney Trains in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sydney Uni Flames are a Women's National Basketball League team aligned with the University of Sydney.
Tamworth is a city and the major regional centre in the New England region of northern New South Wales, Australia.
Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia.
The Tasman Sea (Māori: Te Tai-o-Rehua) is a marginal sea of the South Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand.
In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.
The Tenterfield Oration was a speech given by Sir Henry Parkes, Premier of the Colony of New South Wales at the Tenterfield School of Arts in rural New South Wales, Australia on 24 October 1889.
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia.
The Commonwealth of Australia was formed on 1 January 1901, when the six British colonies of Australia were merged to form a single commonwealth within the British Empire.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Dharawal people (also spelled Tharawal, Darawal, Carawal, Turawal, Thurawal, Thurrawal, Thurrawall, Turu-wal, Turuwul, Turrubul, Turuwull), a group of indigenous people of Australia, are those Australian Aboriginals that are united by a common language, strong ties of kinship and survived as skilled hunter–fisher–gatherers in family groups or clans scattered along the coastal area of what is now known as the Sydney basin, in New South Wales.
The Australian Ballet is the largest classical ballet company in Australia.
The Courier-Mail is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Brisbane, Australia.
The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romance drama film based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name.
The Matrix is a science fiction action media franchise created by The Wachowskis, about heroes who fight a desperate war against machine overlords that have enslaved humanity in an extremely sophisticated virtual reality system.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Voyage of the Beagle is the title most commonly given to the book written by Charles Darwin and published in 1839 as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and respect.
The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing.
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
Tottenham is a small town in Lachlan Shire in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia.
The Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) is a treaty first signed on 6 February 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and Māori chiefs (Rangatira) from the North Island of New Zealand.
Tremella mesenterica (common names include yellow brain, golden jelly fungus, yellow trembler, and witches' butter) is a common jelly fungus in the Tremellaceae family of the Agaricomycotina.
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
Tweed Heads is a city in New South Wales.
Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area.
Unbroken is a 2014 American war film produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, written by the Coen brothers, Richard LaGravenese, and William Nicholson, based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country.
The Unincorporated Far West Region is an unincorporated area in the Far West region of New South Wales, Australia.
The Universities Admission Index (UAI) was used in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, as the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs.
University admission or college admission is the process through which students enter tertiary education at universities and colleges.
The University of New England (UNE) is a public university in Australia with approximately 22,500 higher education students.
The University of New South Wales (UNSW; branded as UNSW Sydney) is an Australian public research university located in the Sydney suburb of Kensington.
The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965.
The University of Notre Dame Australia (est. 1989) is a national Catholic university with Campuses in Fremantle and Broome in Western Australia, and Sydney in New South Wales.
The University of Sydney (informally, USyd or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia.
The University of Wollongong (abbreviated as UOW) is an Australian public research university located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, approximately 80 kilometres south of Sydney.
The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay.
UTC+09:30 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +09:30.
UTC+10:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +10.
UTC+10:30 is an identifier for a +10:30 time offset from UTC.
UTC+11:00 is an identifier for an +11 hour time offset from UTC.
Van Diemen's Land was the original name used by most Europeans for the island of Tasmania, now part of Australia.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Vegetable oils, or vegetable fats, are fats extracted from seeds, or less often, from other parts of fruits.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Virgin Australia Airlines is Australia's second-largest airline after Qantas and it is the largest airline by fleet size to use the Virgin brand.
The Volunteer Rescue Association Inc (VRA) is an Australian organisation of volunteer members, they provide rescue to the communities across New South Wales.
Wagga Wagga (informally called Wagga) is a major regional city in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Waratah (Telopea) is an Australian-endemic genus of five species of large shrubs or small trees, native to the southeastern parts of Australia (New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania).
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
The Western Australian border was originally designated as 129th meridian east longitude (129° east).
Western Sydney University, formerly the University of Western Sydney, is an Australian multi-campus university in the Greater Western region of Sydney.
Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club (colloquially known as Western Sydney, or simply as Wanderers) is an Australian professional soccer club based in the western region of Sydney, New South Wales.
The Westminster system is a parliamentary system of government developed in the United Kingdom.
The Wests Tigers are an Australian professional rugby league football merger club based in both the Inner West and Western Sydney.
Vice-Admiral William Bligh (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator.
Sir William Thomas Denison, KCB (3 May 1804 – 19 January 1871) was Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land from 1847 to 1855, Governor of New South Wales from 1855 to 1861, and Governor of Madras from 1861 to 1866.
Captain William Hobson RN (26 September 1792 – 10 September 1842) was a British naval officer who served as the first Governor of New Zealand.
Sir William John McKell (26 September 1891 – 11 January 1985), often known as Bill McKell, was an Australian politician who served as the 12th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1947 to 1953.
The Wollemi National Park is a protected national park and wilderness area that is located in the northern Blue Mountains and Lower Hunter regions of New South Wales, in eastern Australia.
Wollemia is a genus of coniferous tree in the family Araucariaceae.
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia.
The Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) is the pre-eminent professional women's basketball league in Australia.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River.
Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.
The meridian 129° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
The 1938 British Empire Games was the third British Empire Games, the Commonwealth Games being the modern-day equivalent.
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The 2003 Rugby World Cup was the fifth Rugby World Cup and was won by England.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL–OFC qualification play-off was a two-legged home-and-away tie between the winners of the Oceania qualifying tournament, Australia, and the fifth-placed team from the South American qualifying tournament, Uruguay.
The 2014 AFC Champions League was the 33rd edition of the top-level Asian club football tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), and the 12th under the current AFC Champions League title.
The 2015 AFC Asian Cup was the 16th edition of the men's AFC Asian Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
The 2016 Australian census was the seventeenth national population census held in Australia.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
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