About the Australian Consulate General in New Caledonia
The Australia Consulate General in Noumea is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in New Caledonia. The Consul-General is also accredited to French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna, and is the representative to the Pacific Community (SPC).
The Australian Consulate-General works closely with the Australian Embassy in Paris and the French High Commission in New Caledonia.
Head of Post
Short biography of Mr Paul Wilson, Consul-General
Deputy Consul General
Ms Sandra Henderson
Mr Peter Allen
Ms Elise Cole Andrews
Assistance to Canadian Citizens
Under the Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada, the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea can provide some assistance to Canadian citizens.
Canadian contact details in Australia (for New Caledonia) and New Zealand (for French Polynesia):
Consular and Passports Section, Canadian High Commission, Canberra
Consular and Passport Section, Canadian High Commission, Wellington
Visa-Immigration Section, Canadian Consulate-General, Sydney
Further information, including passport and other forms, on www.australia.gc.ca
Registration on the Canadian consular registrar
Public Holidays observed by the Australian Consulate General in 2016
|New Year's Day||1 January|
|Australia Day||26 January|
|Good Friday||25 March|
|Easter Monday||28 March|
|Whit Monday||16 May|
|Queen's Birthday||13 June|
|Bastille Day||14 July|
|Australian Labour Day||3 October|
|Boxing Day||26 December|
|Christmas Day (in lieu)||27 December|
|Additional DFAT Holiday||28 December|
|Additional DFAT Holiday||29 December|
|Additional DFAT Holiday||30 December|
Australian Consulate, French Polynesia
This post is headed by an Honorary Consul.
The Australian Honorary Consul in Papeete can provide limited consular assistance to Australian citizens and permanent residents of Australia and to Canadian citizens.
The Australian Honorary Consul cannot perform notarial (witnessing signatures, certifying true copies or originals, etc.) or passport services.
For notarial services, consider checking with the relevant Australian authority whether there are local options such as a foreign citizen who holds a particular title or occupation (eg. notary public, lawyer, police officer, etc.) who may be accepted as a witness.
For Australian passport services, please consult our passport services page.
c/- Petropol Central Office
Papeava Port Zone
Alfred Poroi Street
Telephone: +689 40 468 853
Fax: +689 40 468 854
BP 9068 Motu Uta
98715 Papeete, Tahiti
Emergency number (24h/7): +687 27 24 14 (follow the prompts)