List of active separatist movements in Oceania

This is a list of currently active separatist movements in Oceania. Separatism includes autonomism and secessionism. What is and is not considered an autonomist or secessionist movement is sometimes contentious. Entries on this list must meet two criteria:

  1. They are active movements with living, active members.
  2. They are seeking greater autonomy or self-determination for a geographic region (as opposed to personal autonomy).

Under each region listed is one or more of the following:


  • Secessionism in Western Australia)
  • Murrawarri Republic
  • Euahlayi Peoples Republic[1][2]
  • Norfolk Island





Indonesia is a transcontinental country. See also List of active separatist movements in Asia#Indonesia


  • Proposed state: Republic of Aceh
    • Militant organisation: Free Aceh Movement (negotiated peace with the Indonesian government in 2005, and now it is a civil movement, but the separatism still has supporters)


  • Proposed state: Kalimantan Borneo
    • Pressure groups: Kalimantan Borneo Liberation Front

South Moluccas

West Papua


  • Proposed state: Riau


 New Zealand

 Papua New Guinea

 United States

  •  Guam
    • Pressure movement: Chamoru Nation, Organization of People for Indigenous Rights[8]
    • Local Self-Government: Guam Commission on Self-Determination, now known as the Commission on Decolonization
  • Hawaii
Main article: Hawaiian sovereignity movement


See also


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