Scattered over some 1 million square kilometers of ocean, the Coral Sea Islands were declared a territory of Australia in 1969. They are uninhabited except for a small meteorological staff on Willis Island. Automated weather stations, beacons, and a lighthouse occupy many other islands and reefs. These tropical sand and coral reefs and islands are an important nesting area for birds and turtles.
There are no airports in the Coral Sea Islands.
There are no harbors in the Coral Sea Islands..
There is no economic activity in the Coral Sea Islands.
There are no public accommodations in the Coral Sea Islands.