The department is committed to keeping the Christmas Island community informed on important projects being undertaken by the Australian Government.
Flying Fish Cove Landscape Master Plan
The Our Christmas Island, 2030 Strategic Plan recognised the importance of Flying Fish Cove for all types of uses—industry, recreation and tourism.
Flying Fish Cove landslide mitigation works
The Australian Government is ensuring the ongoing safety and protection of the community on Christmas Island (CI) by upgrading rockfall fencing around Flying Fish Cove (FFC).
Christmas Island Stormwater, Landslide and Rockfall Mitigation Works Project
The Department is proposing the replacement of the Drumsite stormwater system and landslide and rockfall fences on Christmas Island. This Project is subject to a public hearing before the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Public Works on Friday 6 August 2021. The expediency date for the Project will be advertised in this space in the future.
Summit to Drumsite water main replacement
The Australian Government is ensuring water security on Christmas Island, replacing a 3.5km section of the Summit to Drumsite water main.
For all Australian Government announcements for the Indian Ocean Territories please see our Community Bulletins, Updates and Media Releases page.