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Latest New South Wales Stories

2014-10-14 04:21:34

Tim Minchin and NSW Government launch Australian Premiere season in Sydney SYDNEY, Oct.

2014-09-19 08:24:23

A Tale of Two Titties is the unconventional but true story of a hairdresser in New South Wales who survives breast cancer. SYDNEY, Sept.

2014-07-17 12:30:24

Powers Image-Enabled Records for HIE Comprising More than 7,000,000 Patients MILWAUKEE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TeraMedica announces completion of its Evercore Vendor

2014-05-23 16:23:11

SYDNEY, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivid Sydney (23 May - 9 June) was officially opened tonight by the NSW Premier Mike Baird, as the Sails of iconic Sydney Opera House came alive

2014-04-21 23:07:36

Cubic Transportation Systems and the New South Wales (NSW) state government are celebrating the successful – and ahead of schedule – rollout of the new Opal smart card to all train stations

2014-04-10 23:23:41

Bricks 4 Kidz® rolls out the first Master Franchise in New South Wales, with plans for 50 sub-franchises.

2014-03-21 16:22:33

LA Dodgers and AZ Diamondbacks Enjoy the Best of Sydney in Lead Up to Opening Series SYDNEY, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney,

2014-02-23 04:20:19

SYDNEY, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of couples have danced on the forecourt of Sydney Opera House today in a specially choreographed Strictly Sydney moment.

Global Surface Warming Stalled By Pacific Trade Winds - For Now
2014-02-10 10:32:18

The strongest trade winds have driven more of the heat from global warming into the oceans; but when those winds slow, that heat will rapidly return to the atmosphere causing an abrupt rise in global average temperatures

Seaweed Transplant Gives Bald Reef New Growth
2014-01-14 09:15:59

Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s during high levels of sewage outfalls.


Latest New South Wales Reference Libraries

Booroolong Frog, Litoria booroolongensis
2014-09-25 09:40:12

The Booroolong Frog (Litoria booroolongensis) is a species of stream-dwelling frog endemic to the western slopes and ranges of New South Wales and northern Victoria. The frog can reach to about 45 millimeters long. It is normally grey, olive, or brown colored with pale spots or mottling, normally slightly warty in appearance. The flanks are grey and the dorsal surface is a cream color. The back of the thighs are a pale yellow with a few darker spots. A faint stripe runs from the nostril to...

Burrawang, Macrozamia communis
2014-01-31 08:51:17

Macrozamia communis is a type of Australian cycad plant. The species is located on the coast of New South Wales. It is commonly known as the Burrawang. Its common name is derived from the Daruk Australian Aboriginal Language. This name is often applied to other species of Macrozamia. M. communis normally has an un-branched trunk, cycad plants branch very rarely. The species has dark green colored leaves which become dull with age. This plant has separate male and female specimens that are...

Littlejohn’s Tree Frog, Litoria littlejohni
2013-10-09 12:26:27

The Littlejohn’s Tree Frog (Litoria littlejohni), known also as the Heath Frog or the Orange-Bellied Tree Frog, is a species of tree frog that is native to eastern Australia from Wyong, New South Wales, to Buchan, Victoria. Measuring about 60 millimeters in length, this frog is of medium size. It is usually brown or grey-brown on the dorsal surface with many scattered darker colored flecks and spots. Often, a faint darker patch is featured on the back. A dark line extends from behind the...

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2008-05-05 23:53:31

The Striped-faced Dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), is an Australian marsupial. This animal is found throughout central Australia from the Pilbarra to central Northern Territory, western and central Queensland, south to north-east South Australia to north and west New South Wales. It inhabits sandy soils with dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands and scrublands. This dunnart has an average body length of 7 inches. Its weight varies between five and eight-tenths of an ounces. It has a...

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2007-10-23 16:50:46

The Parma Wallaby (Macropus parma), was a shy, cryptic creature of the wet forests of southern New South Wales, it was never common and, even before the end of the 19th century, it was believed to be extinct. In 1965 workers on Kawau Island (near Auckland) attempting to control a plague of introduced Tammar Wallabies (a widespread and fairly common species in Australia) were astonished to discover that some of the pests were not Tammar Wallabies at all, but a miraculously surviving population...

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