Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the
south Gippsland region.
Located on Phillip Island, adjacent to the channel
known as The Narrows, Newhaven is the town on
the island side of the bridge linking Phillip Island to
the mainland. At the 2006 census, Newhaven had
a population of 428.
The Newhaven Post Office opened on 1 January
1873 and closed in 1975.
The town's economy is primarily based on
retirement living and tourism, and has a fine Yacht
Club with marina. Atlantis Nereus tidal turbines are
installed at Newhaven. In 1980, Newhaven College
was established and Newhaven Primary School has
been situated in Newhaven for a great number of