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The Australian state on the east coast between Victora and Queensland having Sydney as its capital.

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How can I check current water levels in Lake George, NSW, Australia?

Lake George in New South Wales, Australia, not too far from capital Canberra, is an endorheic (no rivers flowing out) lake famous for regularly "disappearing": it can be dry for years and ...
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Apparently the Blue Mountains trains are out at present, how can I get to Bathurst / Penrith and Sydney the easieset?

Currently there is a big outage on the line. I'll be in Katoomba for Christmas. Boxing Day, I'd like to get to either Bathurst or Penrith or Sydney for the Boxing Day sales. Are the only options ...
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Is ID required for visiting the war cemeteries in Cowra?

Wikitravel's Japanese-language guide to New South Wales (Japanese hasn't yet migrated to Wikivoyage), appears to claim that a Japanese passport is required for Japanese citizens to visit the Japanese ...
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Getting a vehicle as a temporary resident in New South Wales, Australia [closed]

I've been living in Sydney for about half a year now, with 1 more year on my visa (and hopefully a sponsorship to follow). I'm interested in getting a motorbike to allow me to explore the area better....
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Are there any genuine gers near Sydney?

Are there any genuine gers (yurts) near Sydney which can be booked for accommodation? Looking on AirBNB, I can see some exclusively timber-based constructions that are ger-themed, but not really the ...
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What is the longest and/or most expensive trip on an Opal card?

What's the longest duration (actual travel, not waiting for connections), longest distance, or most expensive, trip that's available for free once 8 trips have been taken on an opal card? A trip ...
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From which point near the NSW/QLD border does it become legal for pedestrians to walk along the M1 (Pacific Highway)?

Two days ago I was hitchhiking back to Sydney from Queensland. I'm sure it's legal to walk along the M1, Pacific Highway on the NSW side since there were signs about bicycle crossings, no signs ...
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Lighthouse open to public in or near Sydney?

There's a whole lot of lighthouses in and around Sydney Harbour, but are any of them open to the public, meaning that you can go inside and (ideally) watch the light in operation? Guided tours would ...
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XPT train pricing in NSW

I'm looking to book a trip from Sydney to Orange on NSW's XPT train system. Up until the end of March it's $37 for the trip, after which it's $53 for the same trip. Does anyone know if NSW ...
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Do CountryLink offer compensation for long delays?

In Europe, most train operators offer some sort of compensation refund in the event of large delays. The amount offered and the minimum delay vary between country and operator, but generally a delay ...
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Is there anywhere at/near Casino station where you can buy food, when changing between the CountryLink bus and train?

If you take the daytime CountryLink train from Sydney to Brisbane, it somewhat annoyingly turns into a pumpkin at Casino.... At Casino, you have to change to a bus to continue your journey onwards to ...
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Can you get to South West Rocks by public transport?

I'd like to dive the apparently amazing Fish Rock Cave in northern NSW. This video should give an idea of what the fuss is about - who wouldn't want to swim through an island with all those fish and ...
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How does the scuba diving compare between Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay?

As part of my idea for taking the train from Sydney to Brisbane, and stopping on the way, I'm thinking of stopping off in one of Coffs Harbour or Byron Bay. I'd probably pause for a couple of days, ...
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Places to stop off along the Sydney to Brisbane railway?

I'm hoping this is a constrained enough question to not produce either long lists, or lots of subjective answers, so here goes... In December I'm going to want to get from Sydney to Brisbane. I won't ...
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