About Mosman

aerial view of Mosman - image courtesy gm photographics

Aerial view of Mosman and Sydney Harbour from high above the Spit Bridge, looking south towards the City of Sydney. (Image courtesy gm photographics.)

Mosman is located on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour, in New South Wales, Australia.

The suburb is approximately 10km by road from the central business district of the city of Sydney.

Mosman – which includes Balmoral, The Spit and Clifton Gardens – has an area of 8.5km2 with beautiful native bushland, harbour foreshores and beaches.

The natural beauty of Mosman has inspired many of Australia’s artists, including Arthur Streeton, Charles Conder and Margaret Preston.

Mosman is a relatively small Sydney suburb with about 28,000 residents.

The suburb has a regional art gallery – the Mosman Art Gallery – and is home to the world famous Taronga Zoo.

Mosman hosts the bi-annual Festival of Mosman and popular annual events such as The Balmoral Burn.

There is a dynamic shopping strip and restaurants housed in fine examples of Australian Federation architecture.