New South Wales

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New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of Australia.wikipedia
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Victoria (Australia)

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It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west.
New South Wales to the north, the Tasman Sea to the east, and South Australia to the west.

Queensland

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It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west.
Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively.

Sydney

Sydney, AustraliaSydney, New South WalesGreater Metropolitan Sydney
New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

States and territories of Australia

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New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of Australia.
The third internal territory is the Jervis Bay Territory (JBT) which is on the coast of New South Wales south of Sydney and east of Canberra.

South Australia

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It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west.
South Australia shares borders with all of the other mainland states, and with the Northern Territory; it is bordered to the west by Western Australia, to the north by the Northern Territory, to the north-east by Queensland, to the east by New South Wales, to the south-east by Victoria, and to the south by the Great Australian Bight.

Australian Capital Territory

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The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state.
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.

List of Indigenous Australian group names

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The prior inhabitants of New South Wales were the Aboriginal tribes who arrived in Australia about 40,000 to 60,000 years ago.

Illawarra

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The Wodi Wodi people are the original custodians of the Illawarra region of South Sydney.
Illawarra is a region in the Australian state of New South Wales.

Lord Howe Island

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The colony also included the island territories of New Zealand, Van Diemen's Land, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.
The Lord Howe Island Group is part of the state of New South Wales and for legal purposes is regarded as an unincorporated area administered by the Lord Howe Island Board which reports to the New South Wales Minister for Environment and Heritage.

Jervis Bay Territory

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Lord Howe Island remains part of New South Wales, while Norfolk Island has become a federal territory, as have the areas now known as the Australian Capital Territory and the Jervis Bay Territory.
It was surrendered by the state of New South Wales to the Commonwealth Government in 1915 so the federal capital at Canberra would have access to the sea.

Campbelltown, New South Wales

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Speaking a variant of the Dharawal language, the Wodi Wodi people lived across a large stretch of land which was roughly surrounded by what is now known as Campbelltown, Shoalhaven River and Moss Vale.
Campbelltown is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Moss Vale, New South Wales

Moss Vale
Speaking a variant of the Dharawal language, the Wodi Wodi people lived across a large stretch of land which was roughly surrounded by what is now known as Campbelltown, Shoalhaven River and Moss Vale.
Moss Vale is a town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in the Wingecarribee Shire.

Colony of New South Wales

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The Colony of New South Wales was founded as a penal colony in 1788.
At its greatest extent, the colony of New South Wales included the present-day Australian states of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia, as well as New Zealand.

Northern Rivers

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The Bundjalung people are the original custodians of parts of the northern coastal areas.
Northern Rivers is the most north-easterly region of the Australian state of New South Wales, located between 590 km and 820 km north of the state capital, Sydney, and encompasses the catchments and fertile valleys of the Clarence, Richmond and Tweed rivers.

History of Australia

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The first British settlement was made by what is known in Australian history as the First Fleet; this was led by Captain Arthur Phillip, who assumed the role of governor of the settlement on arrival in 1788 until 1792.
Other European explorers followed until, in 1770, Lieutenant James Cook charted the east coast of Australia for Great Britain and returned with accounts favouring colonisation at Botany Bay (now in Sydney), New South Wales.

Norfolk Island

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The colony also included the island territories of New Zealand, Van Diemen's Land, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.
In 1786 the British government included Norfolk Island as an auxiliary settlement, as proposed by John Call, in its plan for colonisation of New South Wales.

Arthur Phillip

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The first British settlement was made by what is known in Australian history as the First Fleet; this was led by Captain Arthur Phillip, who assumed the role of governor of the settlement on arrival in 1788 until 1792.
After much experience at sea, Phillip sailed with the First Fleet as Governor-designate of the proposed British penal colony of New South Wales.

Lachlan Macquarie

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After years of chaos and anarchy after the overthrow of Governor William Bligh, a new governor, Lieutenant-Colonel (later Major-General) Lachlan Macquarie, was sent from Britain to reform the settlement in 1809.
He is considered by historians to have had a crucial influence on the transition of New South Wales from a penal colony to a free settlement and therefore to have played a major role in the shaping of Australian society in the early nineteenth century.

Shoalhaven River

ShoalhavenNorthern ShoalhavenShoalhaven Gorge
Speaking a variant of the Dharawal language, the Wodi Wodi people lived across a large stretch of land which was roughly surrounded by what is now known as Campbelltown, Shoalhaven River and Moss Vale.
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.

Bundjalung people

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The Bundjalung people are the original custodians of parts of the northern coastal areas.
The Bundjalung people (also known as Bunjalung, Badjalang and Bandjalang) are Aboriginal Australians who are the original custodians of northern coastal area of New South Wales (Australia), located approximately 550 km northeast of Sydney, an area that includes the Bundjalung National Park.

Tenterfield, New South Wales

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Supporters of federation included the New South Wales premier Sir Henry Parkes whose 1889 Tenterfield Speech (given in Tenterfield) was pivotal in gathering support for New South Wales involvement.
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia.

Corowa

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Edmund Barton, later to become Australia's first Prime Minister, was another strong advocate for federation and a meeting held in Corowa in 1893 drafted an initial constitution.
Corowa is a town in the state of New South Wales in Australia.

Grafton, New South Wales

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In 1919 the farmers formed the Country Party, led at national level by Earle Page, a doctor from Grafton, and at state level by Michael Bruxner, a small farmer from Tenterfield.
Grafton is a city in the Northern Rivers region of the Australian state of New South Wales.

Michael Bruxner

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In 1919 the farmers formed the Country Party, led at national level by Earle Page, a doctor from Grafton, and at state level by Michael Bruxner, a small farmer from Tenterfield.
Born in Tabulum in Northern New South Wales, Bruxner was educated at The Armidale School and started studies at University of Sydney but later dropped out to take up employment as a grazier and station agent in Tenterfield.

Rum Rebellion

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After years of chaos and anarchy after the overthrow of Governor William Bligh, a new governor, Lieutenant-Colonel (later Major-General) Lachlan Macquarie, was sent from Britain to reform the settlement in 1809.
On 26 January 1808, 20 years after Arthur Phillip founded the first European settlement in Australia, the New South Wales Corps under the command of Major George Johnston, working closely with John Macarthur, deposed the Governor of New South Wales, William Bligh.