Christmas Islandball is an Australia-iconAustralian island territory located in South East Asia near the coast of  Indonesia-iconIndonesiaball. He is called Christmas Island because he was first discovered on the Christmas Day of 1643. Colonisation started in the 19th Century. Australia-iconWestern Australiaball takes care of him for Australia-iconAustraliaball, and WA laws apply as much as possible to him. Its population is mostly chinese and malay.


The island was discovered and named in December 25th or Christmas, 1643 by an East India Company vessel. The first attempt of exploring the island was in 1857. Soon after this a settlement was started and Flying Fish Coveball was born. During WW2 it was regularly attacked by Japan-iconJapanball, who was wanting the island for its phosphate deposits. After the war, in the year of 1958, UK-iconUKball transferred ownership of the island from Singapore-iconTringapore to Australia-iconAustraliaball, after a large payment from him. In 2007 the island begun to used by Australia-iconAustraliaball for immigration detention centres.

Issues with the Territory

  • Many Concerntration refugee camps are on his clay, and Australia-iconAustraliaball's refugee policies have been criticised around the world.
  • The island has also been a hotspot for shipwrecks.
  • To some degree, Christmas Islandball is rejected by the mainland due to it being the main part of its immigration policies.
  • Once again, the immigration policies have effected the local tourism industry, and the island is not as well known for its natural beauty anymore.
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