North Sydney, Nova Scotia

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

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State Transit Authority

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Newcastle Buses & Ferries Sydney Buses keydocument1 The '''State Transit Authority''', often referred to as '''State Transit''' or '''STA''', is an agency of the Government of New South Wales based in Sydney, Australia, operating bus and ferry

services. The STA reports to the Minister for Transport (Minister for Transport (New South Wales)), Gladys Berejiklian. The current chief executive is Peter Rowley.sydney-buses Christmas spirit celebrated on Sydney buses Transport for NSW 12 December 2013 The former Premier of New South Wales, Barrie Unsworth was chairman from November 2004 to November 2009. http


Sydney Ferries

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chief2_position agency_type parent_agency Transport for New South Wales child1_agency child2_agency child3_agency child4_agency child5_agency keydocument1 keydocument2 keydocument3 keydocument4 website '''Sydney Ferries''' is the public transport ferry


CityRail

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www.cityrail.info footnotes map map_width map_caption '''CityRail''' was a brand for commuter rail and rail replacement bus services in and around Sydney, Newcastle (Newcastle, New South Wales) and Wollongong

, the three largest cities in New South Wales. The brand was established in 1988 and abolished in 2013 when it was superseded by Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink. In June 2013, it consisted of 307 stations (List of Sydney railway stations) and over 2,060 kilometres of track, extending north to the upper Hunter Region, south to the Shoalhaven (City of Shoalhaven) and Southern Highlands (Southern Highlands (New South Wales)) regions and west to Bathurst, New South Wales Bathurst


Armidale, New South Wales

of Northern Tablelands Northern Tablelands fedgov New England (Division of New England) dist1 105 location1 Tamworth (Tamworth, New South Wales) dir1 NE dist2 467 location2 Brisbane dir2 SSW dist3 485 location3 Sydney (Sydney, New South Wales) dir3 NNE dist4 location4 '''Armidale''' is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Armidale Retrieved 23 October 2010 Armidale

had a population of 23,578 as at 30 June 2011. It is the administrative centre for the Northern Tablelands (Northern Tablelands, New South Wales) region. It is located approximately half way between Sydney and Brisbane at the junction of the New England Highway, national route 15, and Waterfall Way. Armidale traditional owners are Anaiwan people. Many Gumbaynggirr people have settled in Armidale since colonisation. Geography

Armidale is located on the banks of '''Dumaresq Creek''', in the Northern Tablelands in the New England (New England (New South Wales)) region about midway between Sydney and Brisbane at an altitude (980 m AHD (Australian Height Datum)) SMH Armidale - Fast Facts Retrieved on 11-2-2009 ranging from 970 metres at the floor of the valley to 1,110 metres above sea level at the crests


Geographical Names Board of New South Wales

for a place name Category:Geography of New South Wales Category:Government agencies of New South Wales Category:Names of places in Oceania Category:Toponymy It has hosted major international sporting events, including the 1938 British Empire Games and the 2000 Summer Olympics. The main airport serving Sydney is Sydney Airport

Geographical Names Register Extract: Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport work Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW publisher Geographical Names Board of New South Wales accessdate 28 September 2010 and the main port in the city is Sydney Harbour (Port Jackson). thumb right Entrance near Berowra railway station (File:Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park entrance Berowra.jpg) '''Ku-ring-gai Chase''' is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 25 km north

of Sydney located largely within the Ku-ring-gai (Ku-ring-gai Council), Hornsby (Hornsby Shire), Warringah (Warringah Council) and Pittwater (Pittwater Council) municipal areas. Ku-ring-gai Chase is also officially classed as a suburb by the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. The villages of Cottage Point, Appletree Bay, and Bobbin Head are located within park boundaries. An isolated portion of the park; Barrenjoey Headland, is located to the north of Palm Beach east


Vũng Tàu

. During 1965 and 1966, ''Melbourne'' escorted sister ship s

participation in the conflict, and the carrier remained outside the Market Time area while ''Sydney'' and her other escorts proceeded to Vũng Tàu. Stevens et al., pp. 204, 208. As the carrier was optimised for anti-submarine warfare, there was little need for her at the start of the war. Grey, ''Up Top'', p. 77 Utilising the carrier was suggested again by RAN officials in March 1966, when the United States

; ref He then worked as assistant to Colonel Nguyen Be at the Ministry of Rural Revolutionary Development, Chi Linh – Vũng Tàu Center, for the Republic of Vietnam. The need for a sealift capability saw the ship modified for service as a fast troop transport, and recommissioned in 1962. ''Sydney'' was initially used for training and a single supply run in support of Malaysia's defence policy against Indonesia (Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation), but in 1965, she sailed


Norfolk Island

"Sydney" like its parent, more convicts and soldiers were sent to the island from New South Wales. Nineteenth century thumb right Norfolk Island gaol (File:Norfolk Island jail.jpg) As early as 1794, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales Francis Grose (Francis Grose (British Army officer)) suggested its closure as a penal settlement, as it was too remote and difficult for shipping and too costly to maintain. Grose to Hunter, 8 December 1794, ''Historical

Records of New South Wales,'' Sydney, 1893, Vol.2, p.275. The first group of people left in February 1805, and by 1808 only about 200 remained, forming a small settlement until the remnants were removed in 1813. A small party remained to slaughter stock and destroy all buildings, so that there would be no inducement for anyone, especially from other European powers, to visit and lay claim to the place. From 15 February 1814 to 6 June 1825 the island was abandoned. In 1824 the British

sentences, and the average length of detention was three years. T. Causer, '"The Worst Types of Sub-Human Beings": the Myth and Reality of the Convicts of the Norfolk Island Penal Settlement, 1825-1855', ''Islands of History'', Sydney, 2011, pp.8-31 The second penal settlement began to be wound down by the British government after 1847, and the last convicts were removed to Tasmania in May 1855. The island was abandoned because


Baddeck, Nova Scotia

substantial HD-4, powered by Renault engines. A top speed of was achieved, with the hydrofoil exhibiting rapid acceleration, good stability and steering along with the ability to take waves without difficulty. Boileau 2004, pp. 28–30. In 1913, Dr. Bell hired Walter Pinaud, a Sydney yacht designer and builder as well as the proprietor of Pinaud's Yacht Yard in Westmount, Nova Scotia to work on the pontoons of the HD-4. Pinaud soon took over

. On September 9, 1919 the HD-4 set a world marine speed record of 114 km h (70.86 mph), a record which stood for two decades. A full-scale replica of Bell's HD-4 is viewable at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (Alexander_Graham_Bell#Legacy_and_honors) museum in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. thumb right 250px The "Largest Ceilidh Fiddle in the World". Located at the Sydney waterfront. (Image:Sydney Fiddle.JPG) In recent decades, Cape Breton Island has

become home to a significant tourism industry, with Sydney (as the island's largest urban centre) being a prime beneficiary. Until the early 2000s when its economy was tied to the steel industry, Sydney had been overlooked as a tourist destination, with the more centrally located scenic village of Baddeck (Baddeck, Nova Scotia) being a preferred location for tourists transiting the Cabot Trail, however Sydney has recently witnessed a revival as a result of significant government investment


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