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Population growth has seen skylines creep ever higher and entire cities rise from ocean depths. The latest “ocean city” is the Chinese-developed Forest City project. By 2045, four artificial islands in Malaysia will cover 14sq kilometres of ocean (an area larger than 10,000 Olympic swimming pools), and ...
No long-range studies have yet been done on the changes in city noise over time, but many people have noticed that traffic, building works, planes and new ... According to Marion Burgess from the Acoustics and Vibration Unit at the University of New South Wales in an article on the Australian Academy of ...

PIECES of the past will be served up this weekend as the Bundaberg Antiques and Collectables Fair rolls into town. Event organiser Allan Lawson said this was the fair's sixth year and it would be the biggest event. "It will be a third bigger than last year with additional stall holders,” he said. "The fair is ...
The Gold Coast will play host to another key sporting event in June this year, with the NRL confirming the 2018 Harvey Norman Women's National Championship will be played at Owen Park in Southport between 1 – 3 June. The Championship will involve six teams, with an Australian Defence Force team ...
The researchers considered the dozens of cities in California that have instituted local ordinances that require developers to provide affordable housing as part of their development projects. California obliges its municipalities to offer density bonuses, which allow additional building height or floor space to ...
The most populous city in Australia has announced that it wants to split into three cities -- in as little as 20 years' time. ... Searle, an associate professor in planning at the University of Sydney and the University of Queensland, who formerly worked in planning policy for the New South Wales government.

For a city weighed down by its gong as the “world's most liveable city” for seven years straight, it's uneasy about where it's going, uncertain whether it ... Unlike New South Wales (NSW), Queensland and Tasmania, the state of Victoria was never a penal colony and Melbourne was never a convict town.
We then met Dr. Plant in Scone, a town of just 6,000, which is the center of New South Wales' big breeding farms, and spent last week meeting breeders and seeing farms. We went to the Scone races March 18, which was brilliant in spite of the 98-degree heat, and the following week visited six of the ...
Should we retain the current listing of 83 heritage buildings in Invercargill? And, at what cost to modernisation? We should have some key buildings like the Water Tower, Andersons Park, and First Church, but the rest should be able to make way for modern developments. The classic example of how things ...
A culture of self-reliance, the effects of small town gossip, fewer employment opportunities, a workplace culture of victim blaming and geographic isolation from ... In rural towns where the line between private and public spheres is blurred, women's reporting of sexual harassment and discrimination can ...
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said The Western Sydney City Deal, made in partnership with the State Government, would see a trial of 5G mobile technology, rapid bus services introduced and 200,000 jobs created. Mr Turnbull, along with New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian, announced the ...
But somebody down south thought amalgamation was a good thing, trouble is I feel that all the towns that got amalgamated lost a little bit of their identity. The flag of the City of Gladstone was established on March 4, 1976, following the Proclamation of the Town to a City by the State Governor, Sir Colin ...
A BABY girl has been mauled to death by a pet dog in the outback town of Inverell, New South Wales. The one-year-old child died after being attacked by the family's rottweiler this afternoon. Emergency services were called to a home on Greaves Street, Inverell, about 2.20pm. “On arrival officers found the ...
A small country town in south west New South Wales has given the Sydney Mardi Gras a run for its money this weekend — by hosting its own. Hay has a population of just over 2,000 people and is usually known for its celebrated shearers and farmers. But this weekend, it is celebrating its gay, lesbian and ...
Fifteen elderly people have now been infected in the outbreak, which is being linked to a melon-grower in the state of New South Wales. The first two fatalities were from New South ... The contamination has been traced to a farm near the city of Griffith in New South Wales. Rockmelons have been withdrawn ...
The mullet has largely fallen out of favour since its 1970s and 80s heyday, when the “business in front, party in the back” style was sported by everyone from Mel Gibson to Tina Turner. However, the retro 'do has never gone out of style in parts of Australia, where it “became a symbol of working-class Aussie ...
Sometimes truth is actually stranger than fiction. During the summer of 2010, Camp Kanfei Nesharim, an orthodox teen ski and travel South Pacific adventure camp, passed through the small Australian ski town of Cooma, located in the Snowy Mountains section of New South Wales, six hours outside of ...

"As a precautionary measure an exclusion zone was established and military personnel attended to inspect the item," a New South Wales police spokesperson said in a statement via email. Fortunately, the bomb was deemed to be of no risk to the public, but was seized by the Australian Defence Force.
Like many towns around Australia, Kempsey on the mid-north coast of New South Wales has been by-passed by a big new highway. Kempsey has lost its tourist trade since it was bypassed by a new highway. It's great for motorists but not so good for a town with a declining population and now, fewer ...
By mid 2018, the Australian state of New South Wales plans to offer digital driver's licenses, stored on a user's smartphone, allowing them to ditch their physical ID card. The government successfully trialed the system last year with 1,000 residents in the town of Dubbo, using its Service NSW app.
The couple recently returned to Pacific from a month in Wagga Wagga, an inland city in the state of New South Wales (NWS), which occupies the southeastern ... This is a cross-country drive that took them through towns with the exotic names of Yerrinbool, Mittagong, Wollogorang, Currawang and Bywong.
Similar attempts have been made elsewhere since then, most recently in Western Australia and New South Wales, but both were aborted before they were completed. The Federal Government is already rolling out "city deals" which bring local, state and federal governments together in exchange for federal ...
RESIDENTS of this Australian town have been left to fear their homes will be burned down by violent members of two feuding families in the area. ... SOME residents in a northern New South Wales town are fearing for their lives after a series of massive street brawls reportedly between two feuding ...
WHEN Mardi Watts lived in Bathurst she was an undisputed star of the Premier League Hockey competition, but now it is a different sport in which she is impressing. The former Bathurst City premiership winner was this week named in the 30-player New South Wales rugby union squad ahead of the ...
Canadian pilot Gareth Morgan is believed to have turned into the steep-sided Jerusalem Bay after taking off from nearby Cottage Point, around 25 miles north of the city centre. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and New South Wales coroner will handle the investigation before the Berkshire ...
“There's a subsidy gap, but no one [in government] really wants to talk about that,” said report co-author Professor Bill Randolph, director of the University of New South Wales' City Futures Research Centre. The supply of affordable housing is being hindered by inconsistent policies across the country.
The New South Wales government has officially opened its Startup Hub in Sydney, with Microsoft announced as one of the main tenants. ... "The decision by Microsoft to move in is a huge vote of confidence in our city, our economy, and the people that make up our startup community," Berejiklian added.
Parts of New South Wales and the ACT are on alert with hot and windy conditions expected to strike late this afternoon. Strong winds from Sydney down to the Illawarra region and through the Hunter area will be at its worst about 4pm. The strongest winds are expected in the Southern Highlands in Sydney's ...
ECHUCA-MOAMA will compete in a squash tournament, named after one of the sport's most successful athletes, at the end of the month. More than 20 clubs from across Victoria and New South Wales will vie for the Geoff Hunt Perpetual Shield in the brand new inter-town competition, starting February 25.
About 1000 customers in Engadine, in the city's south, were also affected. The calm before the storm at Drummoyne Oval. (AAP). The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a “mixed bag” for New South Wales today, with a front moving through from the southwest. Sunny spells are expected throughout the day ...
IF the Bundaberg Rugby League gets its wish, an NRL game could be played in the Rum City in the next 12 months. The NewsMail can ... Regional areas and large cities of New South Wales including Bathurst, Mudgee and Coffs Harbour are set to host an NRL game this season as well. Finally, South ...
IT'S the eve of the Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race and most of the New South Wales country town's hotels are booked out as the buzz on Mount Panorama ... The controversial Stardust Circus has also rolled into town, with acrobats, clowns and animals — including African lions and rhesus macaque ...
The Doo, as it's known to some locals, is a town of 4,300 people 40 kilometres out of Darwin, but the origin of its name continues to mystify even the most ... The theory that humpty doo is a variation of an Indigenous word is given some credence by words such as didgeridoo and the New South Wales town ...
It goes without saying that they're booked out long in advance for the duration of the festival, as are many motels and camping grounds in nearby towns such as Forbes and Peak Hill. One of the great things about the festival is how the community has supported it through things such as the highly successful ...
... who shares the record for the most medals collected by an athlete at the Commonwealth Games with 18, was one of the 14 people nominated to carry the Baton in Forbes. Continuing its journey around central New South Wales, the Baton then travelled to Parkes. A community celebration was held at the ...
FIVE people with links to outlaw bikie gangs have been nabbed during early morning raids on the Victorian-New South Wales border. Cash, guns and drugs ... “Outlaw motorcycle gangs don't only operate in our major cities, they also have a criminal presence in our regional centres,” he said. “Police will ...
Purchasing a home in a number of towns in New South Wales has become a smarter and cheaper choice compared to renting. According to a report from The Daily Telegraph, dwellers who bought their own homes will be able to save $45 a week in parts of the Hunter Region and $143 a week in the city of ...
A study by Dr John Clarke, a lecturer in psychology at the University of Sydney and consultant to the New South Wales Police Force, demonstrated, using police data, that 61.5 per cent of convicted animal abuse offenders had also committed an assault and 17 per cent were guilty of sexual abuse.
Locals from McCullys Gap, north of Sydney, described Maree as the "neighbour from hell" and claim they were "harassed" by the woman before she was run out of town. Now Maree has been charged with the murders of her two impaired adult children - Erin, 18, and Jonathan, 26 - and the torture of another daughter, 25.
This mirrors what we're seeing from around the globe, as cities and towns create ambitious renewable energy targets and climate solutions. Transforming the way cities and towns use energy could make up to 70 per cent of the greenhouse gas reductions needed to limit worsening climate change.
Capella Lodge is also one of several highly distinctive luxury properties in regional New South Wales. Use Sydney as a gateway ... birds and kangaroos. The restaurant is good too, but for local ingredients with a European twist, drive up to cutesy heritage town Berry for the newly opened SOUTH on Albany.
Experiences count for an awful lot, too – and luckily, Sydney and surrounding New South Wales have plenty of genuinely memorable ones. Such as… ... The South Coast is home to several walking trail-packed national parks, plus charming beach towns such as Jervis Bay. Here is where you can combine ...
Coming from Sydney, Australia's largest city, one or two stars in the night sky is an occasion to be celebrated. But in the ... The exact location of your home for the night -- near the tiny town of Running Creek, around 200 kilometers from Sydney -- is not revealed until you pay your deposit. This keeps away ...
The 24-hour rail strike will not go ahead, after the New South Wales government was successful in its bid to have the action deemed unlawful. ... The NSW government, through two applications made separately by both the minister for industrial relations, Dominic Perrottet, and the city's train network, ...
A total fire ban has been issued for the greater Sydney region after the city sweated through its hottest day in almost 80 years. Penrith, in the city's west, exceeded 47C on Sunday afternoon but conditions across the city cooled slightly on Monday morning with some early rainfall. Temperatures in the city on ...
There are certain cities that frequently find themselves at the business end of surveys to find "the world's best places to live". Long-running candidates for this accolade include Melbourne, Vancouver and Auckland, and increasingly in recent years, Sydney. PwC placed Sydney in fifth last year, Mercer put it ...
The mullet has largely fallen out of favour since its 1970s and 80s heyday, when the “business in front, party in the back” style was sported by everyone from Mel Gibson to Tina Turner. However, the retro 'do has never gone out of style in parts of Australia, where it “became a symbol of working-class Aussie ...
After weeks of hot weather, many towns in south-east Queensland have experienced their coldest February day on record with temperatures resembling winter maximums. On Friday, Applethorpe, near the New South Wales border, reached a maximum of 15 degrees Celsius while Toowoomba climbed to ...
New South Wales police said on Monday that the train had crashed into a buffer at the end of the train line while “slowing to stop at the station”. A number of passengers and two Sydney Trains employees, including the driver, were treated at the scene. Police said 11 people were treated at a nearby oval ...
We'll see the low drift further south and this trough extend up through New South Wales and into Queensland with a band of heavy showers and thunderstorms. By Sunday ... And in saying this, I am ready for this... even amid a double-shift with a three-and-a-half-hour break and inner-city travel in between.


 

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