St Georges Basin, New South Wales

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St Georges Basin
New South Wales
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St Georges Basin
Coordinates 35°07′48″S150°37′37″E / 35.13000°S 150.62694°E / -35.13000; 150.62694 Coordinates: 35°07′48″S150°37′37″E / 35.13000°S 150.62694°E / -35.13000; 150.62694
Population 2,913 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2540
LGA(s) City of Shoalhaven
Region South Coast
County St Vincent
Parish Farnham
State electorate(s) South Coast
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Localities around St Georges Basin:
Tomerong Tomerong Worrowing Heights
Basin View St Georges Basin Old Erowal Bay
St Georges Basin St Georges Basin Sanctuary Point

St Georges Basin is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. [2] [3] St George Basin is located on the shores of St Georges Basin, within the City of Shoalhaven. It is roughly 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Nowra, and approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) south of Sydney.

South Coast (New South Wales) Region in New South Wales, Australia

The South Coast refers to the narrow coastal belt from Sydney in the north to the border with Victoria in the south in the south-eastern part of the State of New South Wales, Australia. It is bordered to the west by the coastal escarpment of the Southern Tablelands, and is largely covered by a series of national parks, namely Jervis Bay National Park, Eurobodalla National Park, and Ben Boyd National Park. To the east is the coastline of the Pacific Ocean, which is characterised by rolling farmlands, small towns and villages along a rocky coastline, interspersed by numerous beaches and lakes.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In March 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 7.9 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

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As at the 2016 census, the population of St Georges Basin was 2,913. [1]

Prominent residents have included actor Steve Dodd. [4]

Steve Dodd was an Indigenous Australian actor, notable for playing indigenous characters across seven decades of Australian film. After beginning his working life as a stockman and rodeo rider, Dodd was given his first film roles by prominent Australian actor Chips Rafferty. His career was interrupted by six years in the Australian Army during the Korean War, and limited by typecasting.

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "St Georges Basin (state suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2017. Blue pencil.svg
  2. "St Georges Basin". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales . Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  3. "St Georges Basin". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  4. Wright, Adam (11 November 2014). "Local film legend Steve Dodd passes away". South Coast Register. Retrieved 11 November 2014.