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  Jervis Bay Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jervis Bay Territory is a territory of the Commonwealth of Australia.
For most purposes, the territory is governed under the laws of the Australian Capital Territory, by the Jervis Bay Administration, which handles matters normally concerned with local or state government, and provides primary school teachers and Australian Federal Police staffing.
Jervis Bay is a natural harbour 16km north-south and 10 km east-west, opening to the east onto the Pacific Ocean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jervis_Bay_Territory   (766 words)

 Walkabout - Jervis Bay
Arriving at the Bay he recorded that it 'promised shelter from the north east winds, but as the wind was with us, it was not in my power to look into it without beating up, which would have cost me more time than I was willing to spare'.
Thus 7400 hectares of land at the southern end of Jervis Bay were officially handed over from the NSW to the Commonwealth Government to be developed as a port and naval base.
The Wreck Bay area was designated a reserve in 1928 but, by the time it was gazetted in 1952, the extent of the reserve had shrunk considerably.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/NSWJervisBay.shtml   (3551 words)

 Jervis Bay Territory (Australia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
JBT is in the Commonwealth Electoral Division of Fraser, as pointed out on a previous posting, but is *not* represented at local or state government level, however residents "have access to the decision making process through community organisations, including Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council and the Jervis Bay Residents Group."
There is a Jervis Bay Administration which provides on behalf of the Commonwealth some services directly, but others are carried out under contract by agencies of the ACT Government and other private companies and agencies.
I have been to Jervis Bay once many years ago, and the only flag I saw in the village was the National Flag at the Police Station.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/au-jbt.html   (453 words)

 Print Article: Whiter shade of perfect
Covering the southern tip of Jervis Bay, the territory was included in the establishment of the Australian Capital Territory in 1915 to give the ACT a potential sea port.
When the ACT gained self-government in 1988, Jervis Bay was excised, becoming a separate territory administered by the Federal Government.
Booderee National Park (which means "plentiful bay" in the local Dhurga language) covers the territory in almost its entirety, a wonderful mix of white-sand beaches inside Jervis Bay and crumbling cliffs on its ocean-facing coast.
www.smh.com.au /cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2004/01/20/1074360731280.html   (1378 words)

 Jervis Bay School
Jervis Bay School (incorporating the Jervis Bay Preschool) has been serving Jervis Bay Territory and surrounding areas for over eighty five years.
The student population is drawn from the local communities of H.M.A.S. Creswell, Wreck Bay, Jervis Bay Village, Hyams Beach and Erowal Bay.
At Jervis Bay School an "open door" policy is in place.
www.jbs.act.edu.au   (421 words)

 Media Release: By-Elections: Cunningham By-Election
State and Territory entitlements are calculated by dividing the total population figure for the Commonwealth, excluding the Territories, by twice the number of Senators for the States to obtain a quota.
Under section 4 of the Act, the Jervis Bay Territory is taken for the purposes of this ascertainment to be part of the Australian Capital Territory.
Pursuant to section 48(2C) of the Act, the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands and the Territory of Christmas Island are taken to be part of the Northern Territory for the purposes of this ascertainment.
www.aec.gov.au /_content/What/media_releases/2003/feb/att1.htm   (438 words)

 Places to visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jervis Bay has the cleanest, clearest water of anywhere in Australia and is ideal for all sorts of boating activities.
Within Jervis Bay are four pods (families) of dolphins which always come to greet the cruise boat and often play around the yachts and catamarans when they are out sailing.
It is situated in Jervis Bay Territory which, although administered by Canberra, is a Territory in its own right.
www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au /region/visitors/visit.htm   (1085 words)

 Australian Capital Territory
Federal territory of southeastern Australia, an enclave in the state of New South Wales;; it includes Jervis Bay Territory (the site of Canberra's port on the coast) for administrative purposes; area 2,400 sq km/926 sq mi (Jervis Bay 73 sq km/28 sq mi); population (2001 est) 311,500.
Canberra is the main city in the territory.
The territory was ceded to the Commonwealth of Australia by New South Wales in 1911; Jervis Bay area, on the New South Wales south coast, ceded in 1915 to provide the site for the port of Canberra.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0009573.html   (305 words)

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Jervis Bay Territory is a non self governing external territory of the Commonwealth of Australia, similar for example to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.
At Federation, with the establishment of the Australian Capital Territory as the seat of government for the Commonwealth of Australia it was determined that the Nation's capital should have its own seaport.
Accordingly in September 1909 the New South Wales Parliament surrendered the area known at Jervis Bay to the Commonwealth for this purpose and by the Jervis Bay Acceptance Act 1915, Jervis Bay Territory was created.
www.bayofplentylodges.com.au /aboutJBT.htm   (200 words)

 Australian Territories: Australian Capital Territory
A second territory, at Jervis Bay, was acquired from NSW in 1915.
This transfer was in accordance with the Seat of Government Acceptance Act 1908 which stated that the seat of government (ACT) should have access to the sea.
Jervis Bay is administered by the Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories on behalf of the Australian Government.
coombs.anu.edu.au /SpecialProj/ERIC/defatact.html   (1062 words)

 Attractions around Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay, about 2.5 hours from both Canberra and Sydney, is a Marine Reserve of outstanding natural beauty, with white sandy beaches, (regarded as the worlds whitest), towering sandstone cliffs and sparkling blue waters.
Booderee National Park (formerly Jervis Bay National Park) is the major attraction of the area.
Also in the grounds of the complex is an interesting mangrove boardwalk, the office of the Jervis Bay Marine Authority and an aboriginal art and crafts centre Bidjigal Aboriginal Corporation, Huskisson.
www.oztourism.com.au /jervisbay/attractions.htm   (1818 words)

 Jervis Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jervis Bay Territory, New South Wales, is an Australian territory which includes the naval base HMAS Creswell.
HMS Jervis Bay was an armed merchant cruiser of the Royal Navy, sunk on 5 November 1940.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jervis_Bay   (107 words)

 CAPAD97 - Publication. Protected Area legislation for Australian jurisdictions.
On 29 October 1997 Jervis Bay National Park was officially renamed (proclaimed) Booderee National Park in accordance with the wishes of the traditional owners.
The Antarctic Division of the Department of the Environment is responsible for administration of the Australian Antarctic Territory and the Territory of Heard Island and the McDonald Islands.
Of the thirteen members of the Board, eight are traditional Aboriginal owners of the Park nominated by the Jawoyn Association, four are members of the permanent staff of the Commission and one is a resident of the Katherine area nominated by the Mayor of Katherine.
www.deh.gov.au /parks/nrs/capad/1997/paaust/legis.html   (9147 words)

Grand Visions for Jervis Bay is the newest permanent exhibition at the Lady Denman Heritage Complex.
The first vision for Jervis Bay happened during the 1840s, when the newly completed Wool Road, which ran from the Southern Tablelands to South Huskisson (Vincentia), had reduced the overland distance for wool drays from the Southern Tablelands to Sydney.
The Navy and Protection Committees visions for the future of Jervis Bay were conflicting and when the plans for the Navy armaments depot was released to the public in 1986, there was a well established entity to support concerned residents and challenge the proposals.
www.ladydenman.asn.au /content/grandvision.html   (997 words)

 Australia Capital Territory - Commonwealth heritage list
Jervis Bay Territory is valued for its natural, Indigenous and cultural heritage values.
The waters of Jervis Bay contain the largest and deepest beds of the seagrass strapweed in New South Wales-significant as a valuable nursery, spawning ground and feeding ground for many fish species and for their richness of macroinvertebrate species.
Jervis Bay Territory supports two mammals, one frog and 18 bird species listed as vulnerable or endangered, either nationally or in New South Wales.
www.deh.gov.au /heritage/commonwealth/act.html   (4778 words)

 BUG - Backpackers Guide to Kiama, Nowra, Jervis Bay, Batemans Bay, Merimbula and the NSW south coast, ...
Jervis Bay is the best dive destination on the New South Wales coast and it is well known for its marine life and crystal-clear waters.
Jervis Bay was originally earmarked as Canberra’s port with the bay’s southern peninsula administered from Canberra as a separate territory to New South Wales.
Batemans Bay is around 150km east of Canberra and is a popular weekend destination for families from the capital.
www.bugaustralia.com /destinations/au-nswsc.html   (1429 words)

 Background of the R.A.A.F. / R.A.N. at Jervis Bay
The Jervis Bay Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell, and adjacent settlement of Jervis Bay lie 1 mile to the west of the airfield.
The airfield at Jervis Bay was built for the R.A.A.F as a satellite to R.A.A.F Nowra, runways, taxi ways and aircraft parking areas only were completed before transfer to RN control.
Jervis Bay airfield is still going strong as a satellite airfield for Nowra (HMAS ALBATROSS).
www.btinternet.com /~faahistoryweb/Nabswick-1_BGRD.htm   (233 words)

 Australian Capital Territory
Most of the territory consists of an area formerly known as Yass-Canberra, which was ceded to the commonwealth by New South Wales in 1911.
In 1988 the territory gained self-government with its own unicameral parliament, and Jervis Bay was separated from the territory.
The federal government is the largest employer in the territory.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0805380.html   (162 words)

 Australia States
Jervis Bay Territory is situated on the east coast of New South Wales.
Coral Sea Islands Territory includes the islands east of the Great Barrier Reef, west of the meridian of 157° East, and between the parallels of 12° and 24° South.
For all other years, population of Jervis Bay and other territories is included with A.C.T. Censuses up to and including 1961 did not count the aboriginal population.
www.statoids.com /uau.html   (1495 words)

 Geoscience Australia - Fab Facts, Dimensions, State And Territory Borders
The Northern Territory is the only state or territory which has a shorter mainland coastline than the combined coastline of all its islands.
The monuments common to all three territories was named Surveyor General's Corner at the suggestion of the Director of National Mapping.
The boundary between Queensland and the Northern Territory was surveyed between 1883 - 1886, and was to be defined by the 138th meridian east longitude.
www.ga.gov.au /education/facts/dimensions/borders.htm   (2145 words)

 Jervis Bay
In 1915 the harbor and part of the coast were transferred to the federal government by New South Wales.
When the territory gained self-government in 1988, Jervis Bay was separated and remained a territory under the administration of the federal government.
The area around the bay is a popular summer resort.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0826216.html   (171 words)

 Jervis Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
New South Wales Jervis Bay is a national park in New South Wales (Australia), 129 km southwest of Sydney, Australia.*Area: 12 kmandsup2;*Date of establishment: March 15, 1995*World Conservation Union category: II* Protected areas of New South Wales (Australia)Category:National parks of New South Wales
The Jervis Bay Territory is a territory of the Australia.
However it remains part of Canberra for federal electoral purposes.Jervis Bay is named after the British admiral John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent.
www.cyberspa.org /info/Jervis-Bay   (1058 words)

 Jervis Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Jervis Bay Territory (JBT) comprises about 7 400 hectares on the southern shores of Jervis Bay approximately 200 km south of Sydney by road.
The lease provides for the Park to be jointly managed between the Director and representatives of the Wreck Bay Community.
While the total population of the JBT fluctuates depending upon the intake at courses at the Royal Australian Navy College at HMAS Creswell and the numbers of campers and day visitors to the Park the 2001 Census reported the population at 611. 
www.dotars.gov.au /terr/jervis   (207 words)

 Canberra - Jervis Bay line - Railpage Australia™ Forums (ACT)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I'd say this is from when Jervis Bay was proposed to be the sea port for the planned city of Canberra.
Jervis Bay Territory is a federal territory, but is not part of the ACT.
Jervis Bay is still in the electorate of Fraser.
www.railpage.com.au /f-p9446.htm   (1316 words)

 Documenting Democracy
It created a Territory of Jervis Bay, deemed part of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and with all laws of the FCT applicable.
There was one further adjustment to the Jervis Bay Territory in 1922 after Charles Scrivener advised on the correction of errors in the original surveys.
On 20 January 1958 the college was returned to Jervis Bay with its commissioning as HMAS Creswell.
www.foundingdocs.gov.au /item.asp?sdID=111   (330 words)

 National Mapping - Fab Facts, Dimensions, Area Facts
It was considered that the capital should have its own port and, consequently, the Jervis Bay Territory was formed in 1915, when this land was surrendered to the Commonwealth by New South Wales.
The marine areas of States and Territories are referred to as coastal waters.
This is a belt of water between the territorial sea baseline (usually the low water line along the coast) of the States/Northern Territory, and a line three nautical miles (5.5 kms) seaward of the baseline.
www.ga.gov.au /education/facts/dimensions/areadime.htm   (250 words)

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