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Shopfronts along Owen Street
Huskisson is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 786 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2540
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
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

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


At the 2016 census, the population of the State Suburb of Huskisson was 786. 74.3% of people were born in Australia and 87.9% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 34.0%, Anglican 24.7% and Catholic 17.7%.

Notable people from Huskisson

  • John Storey, Premier of New South Wales, born in Huskisson
  • Olyroos goalkeeper Adam Federici
  • Musician and athlete Paul Greene

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