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Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Christmas Island is located in the Indian Ocean, 2605 kilometres north-west of Perth and 490 kilometres south-west of Jakarta, Indonesia (approximate figures using international airports). The Island has an area of 137.4 square kilometres, and includes the Christmas Island National Park (85 square kilometres), which is administered by Parks Australia.

The following links provide further information about the essential services provided to the Island: