Christmas Island

As an external territory of Australia the Island is under Australian administration and the islands residents have progrssively gained Australian social security benefits. The islands main economic activity is the export of phosphate with the mining company 40% owned by the Islanders. The island also offers specialist diving and fishing holidays and eco-tourism.

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Flying Fish Cove
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