New South Wales, the first state of Australia, known as The Premier State, is located in the south-eastern part of Australia, with an area of over 800,000 square kilometers, with a population of over 8 million, mainly located in Sydney, Newcastle, and Wollongong areas, which makes up over a quarter of Australia’s population.
A strong performing state for Australia?s economy, accounting for 45% of Australia?s GDP, in the areas of property, mining, retail, tourism, education, agriculture and fisheries. The state well know for its natural beauty, with national parks, that includes Sydney Harbour, Blue Mountains, Nepean River in Western Sydney, Hawkesbury River with Ku-Ring-Gai in the northern parts of Sydney, Royal National Park in the Sutherland shire, south of Sydney. Blue Mountains, Wollongong/Illawarra, South Coast, Wagga Wagga/MIA, Central Coast, Lake Macquarie, Newcastle, Port Stephens, North Coast, Snowy Mountains etc. From outback Broken Hill to Rainforest Dorrigo Coffs Harbour, New South Wales has it all, including beaches, farms and the Hunter Valley close to Newcastle and Maitland, home to over 200 wineries.
The state’s Land Titles Office, been operating since Governor Macquarie’s time in Sydney, has been for many years located at Queen Square. Recently times known as NSW Registry Services, in private operator hands, working towards making conveyancing electronic E Conveyancing.