A team of four Australian Federal Police (AFP) members provides the full range of community policing services, including search and rescue coordination, within the small, predominantly Indigenous community.
The Jervis Bay Territory comprises about 6677 hectares on the southern shores of Jervis Bay, approximately 200km south of Sydney by road. The territory consists of a mainland area, about 800ha of marine waters and Bowen Island (51ha).
Climate and Environment
The Jervis Bay region lies in an overlap between the northern and southern climatic zones. The range of habitats includes:
- oceanic waters
- bay waters of varying depths
- intertidal rock platforms and beaches
- estuarine waters
- recent and ancient dune systems
- coastal cliffs
- perched lakes.