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Perhaps you have been saying to yourself over the last few months, "the Christmas Island Style Christmas tree they put up at veterans Community Park is nice, but it's just too small." Or perhaps not. But Christmas Island Style (CIS) organizer Steve Stefanides thinks about such things, and he decided that ...
A cyclone is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds to Christmas Island as it passes to the north of the Indian Ocean territory. Cyclone Dahlia, currently a category 1 system, is expected to intensify in the coming days as it tracks south. It is expected to bring strong gusty winds and heavy rain to ...

November 30, 2017 --On Christmas Island, millions of red crabs are making their annual migration from the island's forests to the Pacific Ocean where they will lay their eggs. The astounding number of creatures on the move - as many as 45 million, each approximately five inches long, all traveling at the ...
Phosphate player CI Resources is looking for new opportunities as it reaches the end of its tether over environmental opposition to its mining plans for Christmas Island. CI Resources (ASX:CII) is now mulling over phosphate mining in Africa, biological fertiliser opportunities in Australia and New Zealand ...
During 17 assignments to Christmas Island, I learned a lot about liars, opportunists and innocent victims while reporting on the more than 50,000 asylum-seekers who reached Australia by boat and the estimated 1200 who died trying. The idea that an asylum-seeker could be digging for water inside a ...

marijuana growers in B.C. are blazing a new path when it comes to Christmas gifts this year, by putting a twist on the traditional advent calendar. Daniel Mongeau and three others operate out of Metchosin and have a permit to grow medicinal marijuana. This year they've decided to sell a new product ...
There are reports the Christmas Island detention centre is to be closed within the next seven months. According to last month's government data the centre still holds 314 men - down from a peak of almost 3000 detainees. Border Force officials have circulated the island's residents confirming that the centre ...
The Christmas Island detention centre that once held close to 3000 detainees and was the scene of mass protests, rioting, self-harm and a mysterious death will close its doors within seven months, Australian Border Force has confirmed to residents of the Australian territory. The facility -- which held 314 ...
Christmas Island Holiday region in Littlefield opens 6 a.m. Pacific on Sunday, ... The hypergrid address is lfgrid.com:8002:Christmas Island.
He came by boat from Indonesia, was sent to Manus Island via Christmas Island, and was recognised as a refugee by the PNG government.
Author's note: I recently came across a journal that I kept while on a trip to Christmas Island in 1987. This column, gleaned from the ...
6:30 p.m., Feis an Eilein will hold Gaelic language classes every Thursday in November at the Christmas Island Fire Hall, $5 per class, free for ...
Dr Yoshihisa Fujita, a crab researcher, holding a coconut crab on a Christmas Island expedition with Professor Peter Ng in 2010. PHOTO: ...
Timelapse footage shows how the Christmas Island red crabs migrate in their annual march, via specially designed 'crab bridges'.
Around 22,000 men, many on National Service, were ordered to Australia and Christmas Island in the South Pacific from 1952 to witness the ...
A New Zealand man who went to Queensland on a family visit now finds himself detained on remote Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.

But Christmas Island, part of the island nation of Kiribati, is home to more than 2,000 people and has a port that routinely welcomes huge ...
But Christmas Island, part of the island nation of Kiribati, is home to more than 2,000 people and has a port that routinely welcomes huge ...
... prize, if the observations of the eclipse of September 21, 1922, visible to Christmas Island and Southern Australia, reconfirmed the prediction.
But Christmas Island, part of the island nation of Kiribati, is home to more than 2,000 people and has a port that routinely welcomes huge ...
But Christmas Island, part of the island nation of Kiribati, is home to more than 2,000 people and has a port that routinely welcomes huge ...
The controversial Papua New Guinea-based centre, dubbed "Australia's Guantanamo" by people living there, is currently home to about 600 ...
Amidst international efforts to better protect wildlife, The Philippines secured approval of its proposal to include Christmas Island frigatebird ...
... since the law came into force in November 2015, which immediately followed a riot among detainees held on the remote Christmas Island.
After a time, Des joined the crew on a sailing boat travelling across the Pacific via Christmas Island to Tahiti and on to the Cook Islands, where ...
After being processed on Christmas Island, Mr Pethuru was issued with temporary travelling documents that allowed him to be transferred to ...
Almost 90 passengers were on board a boat that was intercepted by the Australian navy off Christmas Island in February 2013. Thirteen of ...
Once a year something incredible happens on Christmas Island: millions of red crabs cross the island to reach the ocean, where they drop their ...
Prefab huts at the former detention centre on Christmas Island. "It was 5km from anything and we had to walk into town for food or drinking ...
After spending more than two years on Christmas Island and Curtin detention centres, Hafizullah was granted Australian permanent residency ...
A team consisting of Peter/VK3FN, Chris/VK3FY, Lee/VK3GK, Luke/VK3HJ, Tony/VK3TZ, Adrian/KO8SCA, and David/K3LP plans to participate ...
In addition to hospitals, I have also worked in the immigration detention centre on Christmas Island and in detention centres across Australia.
In addition to hospitals, I have also worked in the immigration detention centre on Christmas Island and in detention centres across Australia.
Prefab huts at the former detention centre on Christmas Island. "It was 5km from anything and we had to walk into town for food or drinking ...
A team consisting of Peter/VK3FN, Chris/VK3FY, Lee/VK3GK, Luke/VK3HJ, Tony/VK3TZ, Adrian/KO8SCA, and David/K3LP plans to participate ...
IT'S official. Former CLP federal member for Solomon Natasha Griggs is now the new administrator of the Christmas and Cocos islands.
The Christmas Island pipistrelle, a bat species found only on an Australian island, has been declared extinct. The final nail in the coffin was ...
family members of dozens of asylum-seekers killed or injured when their boat smashed into Christmas Island have had their legal case against ...
A violent criminal with bikie connections being held in immigration detention on Christmas Island used a contraband phone to arrange a "hit" ...
In the monsoonal weather the boat was not detected by Australian patrols and it was residents on Christmas Island who raised the alarm.
Christmas Island, N.S. - For close to 70 years, the Christmas Island Community Fair has entertained hundreds of residents across Victoria ...
Researchers are assisting Parks Australia in the eradication of feral cats on Christmas Island, something very few populated islands in the ...
Natasha Griggs is the latest former government MP to land in clover, scoring the $293,000-a-year gig as the Administrator of Christmas Island ...
... with dozens dispatched to the Christmas Island detention centre, access to welfare benefits limited and the cost of tertiary study set to triple.
Monday's appointment of former Northern Territory MP NatashaGriggs as administrator of Christmas Island and the Cocos Islands - a position ...
... the Turnbull government on Monday appointing her administrator of Christmas Island and the Cocos Islands - a position that pays $293,000 ...
FORMER Solomon MP Natasha Griggs will become Australia's first female Administrator to Christmas Island and Cocos Islands -- putting to ...
The federal government has appointed former MP Natasha Griggs, who lost her seat in 2016, as the first female administrator of Christmas and ...
The cable also will land in Jakarta as well as Christmas Island along the way. It also will link to the NorthWest Cable System. The 4,600-km ...


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