Jervis Bay Territory

Image of Steamers Beach Panorama, Booderee National Park—Parks Australia

Image of Steamers Beach Panorama, Booderee National Park—Parks Australia
(Courtesy of the Director of National Parks)

The Jervis Bay Territory is a non-self governing territory of the Commonwealth of Australia, occupying the Bherwerre Peninsula, and forming the southern boundary of Jervis Bay. Total area of the Jervis Bay Territory is 7456 hectares, comprising:

  • a land area of 6569 hectares, and
  • 887 hectares of marine reserve.

The Jervis Bay Territory is located, by road, approximately 250 kilometres east of Canberra and approximately 200 kilometres south of Sydney.