Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

256 Jalan Melati, Home Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands Indian Ocean
WA 6799
12 325 522 841
(08) 91626649
(08) 91626668

Suburbs and Localities

Home Island and West Island – inhabited (both 6799). 25 other islands – uninhabited.

Significant Local Events

Australia Day Celebrations; Hari Raya Puasa Celebrations & Jukong Racing; Act of Self-Determination Day Celebrations; Annual Lagoon Swim; Club Foodnights - intermittently at West Island.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Meets last Wednesday of each month.

Tourist Attractions

Direction Island; Cossie's Beach; "The Rip"; North Keeling Island National Park; historic sites - wreck of SMS Emden; Cocos Museum; GST Free Port; White sandy beaches; swimming; snorkeling; diving; surfing; wind surfing; kite surfing; fishing; wide range of water sports.

Local Industries

Government; tourism; mariculture.
Council Statistics for 20202021
to Perth (km)
3K 2700
(sq km)
14 14
Sealed Roads
Length (km)
11 11
Unsealed Roads
Length (km)
12 12
Population 544 544
Number of Electors 382 382
Number of Dwellings 176 176
Rates Levied
Total ($)
4m 4000655
Total ($)
6m 5908228
Number of Employees 52 52
extraMile by Dapth