Huskisson, New South Wales

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Panorama of Currambene Creek, Huskisson, NSW

Huskisson is a town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven, on the shores of Jervis Bay. It is 24 km south-east of Nowra.

Situated alongside Currambene Creek which also serves as an anchorage and fishing port. Huskisson is a prime tourist destination, with the whitest beaches in the world and crystal blue waters.[1]

Huskisson was named after the British statesman William Huskisson.[2]

In 2006, the population of the State Suburb of Huskisson was 778.[3]

Notable people from Huskisson[edit]

  • John Storey, Premier of New South Wales, born in Huskisson
  • Olyroos goalkeeper Adam Federici
  • Musician/Songwriter Paul Greene (wrote "Jervis Bay Song") also Olympian (track and field 400m 1996). and Commonwealth Games Representative 90 (8th 200m Men's Track) & 94 (4th men's 400m Final)[4]


  1. ^ Gazing onto the world's whitest sand, SMH, 31 December 2005.
  2. ^ "Huskisson". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Huskisson (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  4. ^ "Paul Greene". ArtistTrove. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 

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Coordinates: 35°02′31″S 150°40′17″E / 35.04184°S 150.67133°E / -35.04184; 150.67133