Sutherland Shire


Sutherland Shire is located at the southern coastal border of the Sydney metropolitan area. The Shire encompasses a total land area of about 370 square kilometres, including beaches, waterways, bushlands, parklands and national parks. Sutherland Shire is predominantly a residential area, but also has substantial industrial, commercial and rural areas.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Princes Highway
  • Cronulla railway line
  • Illawarra railway line


  • Sydney GPO 26km
  • Sydney Airport 20km
  • Port Botany 20km
  • Sydney Cove 28km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Caringbah (northern section)
  • Kirrawee
  • Kurnell
  • Lucas Heights
  • Miranda (small area in north-east)
  • Taren Point

Sutherland Shire Council

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