Huskisson, New South Wales

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Huskisson
New South Wales
Huskisson is located in New South Wales
Huskisson
Huskisson
Coordinates 35°02′31″S 150°40′17″E / 35.04184°S 150.67133°E / -35.04184; 150.67133Coordinates: 35°02′31″S 150°40′17″E / 35.04184°S 150.67133°E / -35.04184; 150.67133
Population 786 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s) City of Shoalhaven
Region South Coast
County St Vincent
Parish Currambene
State electorate(s) South Coast
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Localities around Huskisson:
Falls Creek Woollamia Myola
Tomerong Huskisson Jervis Bay
Worrowing Heights Vincentia Jervis Bay
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.[2][3] 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.[4]

Huskisson was named after the British statesman William Huskisson.[5]

At the 2016 census, the population of the State Suburb of Huskisson was 786.[1]

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)[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Huskisson (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 July 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Huskisson". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "Huskisson". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 14 August 2017. 
  4. ^ Gazing onto the world's whitest sand, SMH, 31 December 2005.
  5. ^ "Huskisson". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "Paul Greene". ArtistTrove. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 

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