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States and territories of Australia

States of Australia

StateShorthandISO CodeCapitalPopulation (Mar 2020)Area (km²)Seats in House of RepresentativesGovernorPremier
New South WalesNSWAU-NSWSydney8,157,735809,95247Margaret BeazleyGladys Berejiklian (Liberal)
QueenslandQLDAU-QLDBrisbane5,160,0231,851,73630Paul de JerseyAnnastacia Palaszczuk (Labor)
South AustraliaSAAU-SAAdelaide1,767,2471,044,35310Hieu Van LeSteven Marshall (Liberal)
TasmaniaTASAU-TASHobart539,59090,7585Kate WarnerPeter Gutwein (Liberal)
VictoriaVICAU-VICMelbourne6,689,377237,65738Linda DessauDaniel Andrews (Labor)
Western AustraliaWAAU-WAPerth2,656,1562,642,75316Kim BeazleyMark McGowan (Labor)

Internal territories of Australia

TerritoryPostalISO CodeCapital (or largest settlement)Population (Mar 2020)Area (km²)Seats in House of RepresentativesAdministratorChief Minister
Australian Capital TerritoryACTAU-ACTCanberra429,8342,3583NoneAndrew Barr (Labor)
Jervis Bay TerritoryACT None (Jervis Bay Village)40567(Part of Division of Fenner)NoneNone
Northern TerritoryNTAU-NTDarwin245,3531,419,6302Vicki O'HalloranMichael Gunner (Labor)

External territories of Australia

TerritoryPostalISO CodeCapital (largest settlement)Population (Jun 2018)Area (km²)Seats in House of RepresentativesAdministratorShire President or Mayor
Ashmore and Cartier Islands  None (offshore anchorage)0199-NoneNone
Australian Antarctic Territory AQNone (Davis Station)605,896,500-NoneNone
Christmas IslandWACXFlying Fish Cove1,938135(Part of Division of Lingiari)Natasha GriggsGordon Thompson
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsWACCWest Island54714(Part of Division of Lingiari) Seri Wati Iku
Coral Sea Islands  None (Willis Island)4780,000-NoneNone
Heard Island and McDonald Islands HMNone (Atlas Cove)0372-NoneNone
Norfolk IslandNSWNFKingston1,75835(Part of Division of Bean)Eric HutchinsonRobin Adams (mayor)