Australian Indian Ocean Territories

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Australian Indian Ocean Territories is the name since 1995 of an administrative unit under the Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, consisting of two islands groups in the Indian Ocean under Australian sovereignty:

Each of these island components has its own Shire Council: the Shire of Christmas Island and the Shire of Cocos.

It does not include the uninhabited Ashmore and Cartier Islands.

List of Administrators of the Australian Indian Ocean Territories[edit]

# Name Took office Left office
Brian Lacy 5 October 2009 5 October 2012
Jon Stanhope 5 October 2012 5 October 2014
Barry Haase 6 October 2014 Incumbent

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