Contract Awarded for Agent Services at Cocos Islands
The red crab is endemic to Christmas Island and the Cocos Islands
in the Indian Ocean.
ON Monday, the High Court of Australia granted a temporary injunction against the transfer of 153 Sri Lankan asylum-seekers to that country's authorities after a boat conveying them from India was intercepted by an Australian "border protection" vessel near the Cocos Islands
Australian border patrol personnel intercepted the first vessel carrying 41 Sri Lankans west of the remote Cocos Islands
last week, after they were suspected of entering Australian waters illegally.
Australia already had two AP-3C Orion aircraft involved in the search for the plane, one of them looking north and west of the remote Cocos Islands
The plane will search the north and west of the Cocos Islands
Found in waters around Australia, Cocos Islands
, Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vietnam, the giant southern clam is mainly a filter feeder.
Targeted to approximately 200,000 premises outside the reach of the NBN fiber optic and fixed wireless services, including outback areas and Australia's external territories such as Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, Macquarie Island, and the Cocos Islands
He pointed to the decision to base 2500 US marines near Darwin, recent speculation about a secret chapter on war with China in Australia's 2009 military blueprint, banning Chinese company Huawei from investing in the National Broadband Network and plans for American surveilance drones take off from the Australian Indian ocean territory of Cocos Islands
On 325 overseas visits to countries great and small, from the US (four times) to the Cocos Islands
in the Indian Ocean (population 600), everywhere she goes the welcome is much the same.
Several contingents of the CDF were transferred to the Cocos Islands
in the Indian Ocean.
Australia's Virgin Blue plans to start non-stop services between Perth and Christmas and Cocos Islands
from early April.