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Since 1914, the island has been an external territory of Australia. It was self-governing until Canberra dissolved its parliament and set up a new regional council to run it, subject to New South Wales law. Andre Nobbs, a former chief minister of the disbanded Norfolk Island government, says he’s open to the island becoming part of NZ, which generally allows its territories to govern themselves.