List of active separatist movements in Oceania

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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 three 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).
  3. They are the citizen/peoples of the conflict area and not comes from other country.

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






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


  • Proposed state: Flag of Aceh.svg 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)


South Moluccas

West Papua

Riaucitation needed

  • Proposed state: Flag of Riau Independists.svg Riau


 New Zealand

 Papua New Guinea

 United States


See also


  1. ^ Euahlayi Peoples Republic
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  6. ^ "Banaba - Our Homeland". Abara Banaba. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  7. ^ New Munster Party - Our Policies (Self-Determination)
  8. ^ "Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) (Papua New Guinea), GROUPS - ASIA - DORMANT". Jane's Information Group. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  9. ^ "One of the Best Kept Secrets of the United States of America". Dialogue Between Nations. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 

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