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Strine: Australian
Slang, what you need
to know but are
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22 pages full of must
know Australian
slang from 'aggro' to
'zack' and heaps in between.

New South Wales

Map of Australia highlighting New South Wales

Population: 6, 967, 200 (June 2008)

Capital: Sydney

Other major cities: Newcastle & Woollongong.

Area: 800, 642 square kilometres - more than six times larger than England!

Incumbent Political Party: Labor

Animal Emblem: Playpus

Floral Emblem: Waratah

Attractions: Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Olympic Park, Blue Mountains, naational partks, fishing, wineries, surf beaches.

About NSW

New South Wales (NSW) is located in the south-east of the country, north of Victoria and south of Queensland.

Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as being New South Welsh or New South Welshmen. New South Wales' largest city and capital is Sydney.

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