First visit to Australia's Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Thank you

My first visit to Australia’s most remote external territory, the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) has showcased local residents’ commitment to advancing and protecting the Islands.

30 September 2019

Media release

New ultrasound boosts health outcomes on Cocos (Keeling) Islands

I am so pleased that one of the most advanced scanners in the world is allowing doctors and nurses on Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) to deliver safer and better health care to you, and improve patient outcomes.

26 September 2019

Media release

Local business development and tourism - key for Cocos

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) business and tourism operators have come together at Government House on West Island to discuss with me the potential to grow the local economy, support employment, and create opportunities for small businesses and…

26 September 2019

Media release

Cocos (Keeling) Islands open for business as CV launched

It is my pleasure to launch the Cocos CV which showcases the unique capacity and capability of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) to attract investment and support employment in Australia’s remote coral atolls.

25 September 2019

Media release

Australia's remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands take gold at tourism awards

Last night the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) were awarded a gold medal at Western Australia’s 2019 Top Tourism Town Awards.

18 September 2019

Media release

Message from the Hon Nola Marino MP to Christmas Island

Dear Christmas Island (CI) residents,

Thank you for welcoming me to your beautiful Island during my first visit as your Minister.

17 September 2019

Community update

Exploring Tourism Growth Opportunities in the IOT

The Australian Government is working to identify opportunities for sustainable tourism growth on Christmas Island (CI) and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, with the release of the Terms of Reference for an independent review of tourism in the Indian…

30 August 2019

Media release

New Wave of Investment to Improve Health Outcomes on Christmas Island

Australian Government funding will enable the latest modern medical imaging technology and allow doctors and nurses on Christmas Island (CI) to improve patient outcomes and deliver safer and better care.

29 August 2019

Media release

Care for Christmas Island's kids gets a boost

Thanks to a $60,000 funding boost from the Australian Government, the Christmas Island (CI) Daycare Centre will increase its services to families on the island.

28 August 2019

Media release

Community infrastructure upgrades to benefit Christmas Islanders

A children’s nature-based play area, and upgrades to the Christmas Island (CI) outdoor cinema and sporting facilities are among the projects to be awarded funding to implement projects aligned to actions in the…

27 August 2019

Media release

Christmas Island Strategic Assessment - Reference Group Members

The Australian Government is delivering a number of initiatives to support economic activity and build a sustainable economy on Christmas Island, including supporting tourism and releasing Crown land for development.

07 August 2019

Community update

Australian Government investment in the IOT in 2018-19

As we move into a new financial year, I would like to provide an update to the community on the investments and initiatives undertaken by the Australian Government in 2018–19 to improve essential services, upgrade infrastructure, protect the…

22 July 2019

Community update

Call for Expressions of Interest-Christmas Island Strategic Assessment Community Reference Group

The Australian Government is completing a Strategic Assessment of Christmas Island to provide certainty for future development, and balance economic activity with environmental protection.

01 July 2019

Community update

Message from the Hon Nola Marino MP

Dear Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands residents,

28 June 2019

Community update

Introduction to Norfolk Island residents

Dear Norfolk Island Residents

07 June 2019

Community update

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