The Shire of Christmas Island has been operating since 1 July 1992. It was created as a result of the law reform process whereby the Commonwealth decided to apply the laws of Western Australia as Territory laws. The Christmas Island Services Corporation, a Commonwealth organisation, became the local government on this date. The Shire provides standard local government type services as well as acts as agent for the Commonwealth in the provision of some services.


As Christmas Island is a multi-lingual community, the Shire will be providing, over time, translations of information (public notices) on this website in Chinese and Bahasa Malay.


All Shire documents are stored in Adobe® Acrobat® PDF format. If you do not have Acrobat Reader installed, please download it free from the Adobe website :

Recent Public Notices and Community Events

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Reports and other documents

Shire Documentation

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Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 4pm


Public Library

Monday - Friday

12noon - 4pm



10am - 12noon

Tip Site Opening Hours


Please note that we are closed on Christmas Island Gazetted Public Holidays

Settlement Sports Hall Redevelopment Concept Plan