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Sussex Inlet
New South Wales
Looking over Sussex Inlet to Jervis Bay Territory.jpg
Looking over Sussex Inlet to Jervis Bay Territory
Sussex Inlet is located in New South Wales
Sussex Inlet
Sussex Inlet
Location in New South Wales
Population 3,575 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2540
  • 40 km (25 mi) S of Nowra
  • 200 km (124 mi) S of Sydney
LGA(s) City of Shoalhaven
Region South Coast
County St Vincent
Parish Farnham
State electorate(s) South Coast
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Localities around Sussex Inlet:
Tullarwalla St Georges Basin
Mondayong Sussex Inlet Jervis Bay Territory
Swan Lake Swanhaven Tasman Sea

Sussex Inlet is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. The town lies on the west bank of the waterway called Sussex Inlet, which divides New South Wales from the Jervis Bay Territory. The town lies within the City of Shoalhaven.

As at the 2016 census, the population of Sussex Inlet was 3,575.


The town of Sussex Inlet is located on the west bank of Sussex Inlet, a narrow inlet connecting Wreck Bay to the waterbody of St Georges Basin. The east bank of Sussex Inlet is the Booderee National Park.

Jervis Bay Airport is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Sussex Inlet.


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