The Australian continent and nearby islands in the central and south Pacific Ocean
  • Australia - The smallest continent, its territory is ruled since 1942 by the Monarchy of Australia
  • Fiji - Islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1987 by the Matanitu ko Viti
  • Kiribati - Islands in the west central Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1979 by the Ribaberiki Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands - Group of islands in the central Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1986 by the Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ
  • Micronesia (FSM) - Group of islands in the Caroline Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1986 by the Federated States of Micronesia
  • Nauru - Island in the southwest Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1968 by the Ripublikee Naoero
  • New Zealand - Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1947 by the Monarchy of New Zealand
  • Palau - Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1978 by the Beluu ęr a Belau
  • Samoa - Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1997 by the Malo Sa'oloto Tuto'atasi o Sāmoa
  • Solomon Islands - Archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1978 by the Monarchy of the Solomon Islands
  • Tonga - Archipelago in the southwest Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1970 by the Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga
  • Tuvalu - Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1978 by the Monarchy of Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu - Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1980 by the Ripablik blong Vanuatu

Reference

Australia (continent) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Australia (also called Australia-New Guinea, Australinea, Sahul, or Meganesia) is a continent made up of the Australian landmass (including Tasmania, New Guinea, and intervening islands. These landmasses are separated by the Torres Strait (Australia and New Guinea) and the Bass Strait (mainland Australia and Tasmania). From biological and geological points of view, however, they form a single unit. ..."
Oceania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Oceania is a geographical (often geopolitical) region consisting of numerous countries and territories—mostly islands—in the Pacific Ocean. The exact scope of Oceania is controversial, with varying interpretations including East Timor, Australia, and New Zealand. ..."