The recent drought has caused extensive damage to trees, soil and vegetation across Western New South Wales. However outback communities say the environment has proved even more resilient than expected, and a stead flow in the Darling River is helping with the recovery.
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In This Story: New South Wales
New South Wales is a southeastern Australian state, distinguished by its coastal cities and national parks. Sydney, its capital, is home to iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Population: 7.544 million (Sept 2014)