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List of Islands of Australia
This is a
list of selected Australian islands grouped by State or Territory.
Australia has 8,222 islands within its maritime borders.
The islands larger than 1,000 square kilometres (390 sq mi) are:
Tasmania (Tas) 64,519 square kilometres (24,911 sq mi);
Melville Island, Northern Territory (NT), 5,786 square kilometres (2,234 sq mi);
Kangaroo Island, South Australia (SA), 4,416 square kilometres (1,705 sq mi);
Groote Eylandt (NT), 2,285 square kilometres (882 sq mi);
Bathurst Island (NT), 1,693 square kilometres (654 sq mi);
K'gari, Queensland (Qld), 1,653 square kilometres (638 sq mi);
Flinders Island (Tas), 1,359 square kilometres (525 sq mi);
King Island (Tas), 1,091 square kilometres (421 sq mi); and Mornington Island (Qld), 1,002 square kilometres (387 sq mi).
New South Wales
Bare Island, near the north headland of Botany Bay
Bird Island, located near Budgewoi, 1.4 kilometres (0.87 mi) east of the Central Coast
Boondelbah Island, at the mouth of Port Stephens
Broughton Island, located north of Port Stephens
Broulee Island, located off the coast at Broulee
Cabbage Tree Island, at the mouth of Port Stephens
Chatsworth Island, in the Clarence River
Clark Island, in Sydney Harbour
Cockatoo Island, in Sydney Harbour, originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard
Cook Island, located near Tweed Heads
Dangar Island, a small forested island in the Hawkesbury River
Dumaresq Island, a small island in the Manning River downstream of Taree
Darling Island, a former island subsequently bridged by land, in Sydney Harbour
Esk Island, in the north arm of the Clarence River
Fatima Island, a tidal island of the Cook's River
Fort Denison, also known as Pinchgut
Five Islands Nature Reserve, a group of islands off the coast near Wollongong
Garden Island (no longer an island)
Glebe Island (no longer an island)
Goat Island, a rocky island in Sydney Harbour
Green Island, a small island north of Smoky Cape
Harwood Island, in the Clarence River
Joass Island, located in Little Swan Bay, Port Stephens
Lion Island, at the entrance to the Hawkesbury River
Long Island, in the Hawkesbury River
Lord Howe Island, a small island in the Tasman Sea, 600 kilometres (370 mi) east of the Australian mainland
Milson Island, in the Hawkesbury River
Montague Island, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Narooma on the south coast
Moon Island, 1 km off Swansea Heads
Muttonbird Island, off Coffs Harbour
Pinchgut - see Fort Denison, a former penal site and defensive facility in Sydney Harbour
Pulbah Island, the largest island in Lake Macquarie
Rodd Island, a small island in the Parramatta River
Scotland Island, in the north of Sydney
Shark Island, in Sydney Harbour
Snapper Island, in Sydney Harbour
Spectacle Island, in the Hawkesbury River
Spectacle Island, in Sydney Harbour
Wasp Island, the only island in Durras Inlet near Batemans Bay 
Wedding Cake Island, a small island of the coast of Coogee
Windang Island, a small island at the entrance to Lake Illawarra Woodford Island, in the Clarence River on the far north coast
Greenly Island; a distant view taken from the sea (circa 1903) (State Library of South Australia PRG 280/1/1/120)
Chinamans Hat Island as viewed from the nearby coastline
View of Pearson Island from its south end circa 1914 (State Library of South Australia PRG-280-1-12-263)
Murray River islands
Tasmania is a large island state off the south-east coast of mainland Australia. The main island of Tasmania (which includes 94% of the state's land area) does not have a defined name but can be referred to as the "Tasmanian mainland". There are 334 islands (or islets) within the state of Tasmania; with the main islands listed below, each having a land area greater than 100 hectares (250 acres). A full list of all 334 islands is located at the  list of islands of Tasmania.
View of the Recherche Archipelago from Dempster Head
Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago 2011
Over 1,000 islands have been gazetted – only the island groups and major islands are listed.
Jervis Bay Territory
Australian Capital Territory
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"The Inlet that Eluded Bass". Clyde Coast Links. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013 . Retrieved 2009.
^ no longer an island -
Port of Brisbane wharves construction in the mouth of the Brisbane River extended over it
Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; Lucieer, Vanessa (2001). Tasmania's offshore islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmania's Offshore Islands by Region. Hobart, Tasmania: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. p. 44. ISBN . 978-0-7246-4816-0
"National recovery plan for Albatrosses and Giant-petrels: Section 4.1.6 Australian Antarctic Territory". Australian Government, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. Archived from the original on 17 August 2008 . Retrieved 2008.