Heard Island and McDonald Islands: Government#

Country nameconventional long form: Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
conventional short form: Heard Island and McDonald Islands
abbreviation: HIMI
Dependency statusterritory of Australia; administered from Canberra by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (Australian Antarctic Division)
Flag descriptionthe flag of Australia is used
Legal systemthe laws of Australia, where applicable, apply
Diplomatic representation in the USnone (territory of Australia)
Diplomatic representation from the USnone (territory of Australia)