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New South wales. By Ginger Raywood. State flag:. The New South Wales flag has been used since 1876. It is blue, red, white and gold. It shows the Union Jack and the New South Wales badge. emblems. The New South Wales floral emblem is the Waratah. It is a large, reddish-pink

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New south wales

New South wales

By Ginger Raywood


State flag
State flag:

  • The New South Wales flag has been used since 1876.

  • It is blue, red, white and gold.

  • It shows the Union Jack and the New South Wales badge.


Emblems
emblems

  • The New South Wales floral emblem is the Waratah. It is a large, reddish-pink

  • flower that grows in the bush in clumps of tall stems. It generally grows up to 5

  • metres tall, and is a native flower to New South Wales.

  • The New South Wales bird emblem is the kookaburra. It is the world’s largest

  • kingfisher, and is known for it’s laughing call. They hunt snakes, lizards, fish and

  • insects, and live at forest edges, in the clearings.

  • The New South Wales animal emblem is the platypus. It is a furry creature, with

  • webbed feet and a large duck-like bill, which it uses to gather food from the

  • bottom of rivers. It is one of the only mammals which lay eggs instead of giving

  • birth.


Natural tourist attractions
NATURAL TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

  • The Three Sisters is a natural sandstone structure in the Blue Mountains

  • National Park. They were formed thousands of years ago, and are set among the cliffs of the Jamison Valley.

  • The Kiama Blowhole is the largest in the world. It spouts water into the

  • air when the seas are running from the south east. It was first sighted in

  • December 1797 by George Bass.

  • Bondi Beach is one of Australia’s most famous beaches, and is

  • well-known worldwide. Each year, tens of thousands of people will visit

  • Bondi. It is a one kilometre long beach, and is only ten kilometres away

  • from the city centre of Sydney.


Man made tourist attractions
Man-madeTourist attractions

  • The Sydney Opera House is one of Australia’s most well-known

  • buildings. It took 16 years to build, and was finally finished in 1973. It is

  • located in Sydney, on Bennelong Point on the Sydney Harbour.

  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge, is located near the Opera House and

  • connects the city centre of Sydney to the North Shore. It is made of

  • steel and is 1149 metres long. It is also called the “Coathanger” because

  • of it’s shape. Cars will drive along the straight bit, but people can go

  • on walks along the arch.

  • The Tower Eye is Sydney’s tallest building and is the third tallest in

  • Australia. It is 309 metres tall, and building began in 1975. It was

  • opened to the public in August 1981.


Nsw statistics
NSW Statistics

  • Population = 7.4 Million (biggest state in Australia)

  • Highest Mountain = Kosciuszko (highest in Australia)

  • Capital = Sydney (biggest capital city in Australia 4.6 Million)


History and descreption
History and descreption

Aboriginal peoples have always lived in Sydney.

Barani

Barani is an Aboriginal word for Sydney it means [yesterday].


Quiz

  • What is the nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge?











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