Australian Consulate-General
Noumea, New Caledonia
French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna

About Us

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.

Australian Embassy in Paris

French High Commission in New Caledonia

Head of Post

Short biography of Mr Paul Wilson, Consul-General

Other diplomats 

Deputy Consul General
Ms Sandra Henderson

Mr Peter Allen

Ms Melanie Powell 

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  

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
Assumption 15 August
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.


Australian Consulate
c/- Petropol Central Office
Papeava Port Zone
Alfred Poroi Street
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

Telephone: +689 40 468 853
Fax: +689 40 468 854

Postal Address:

BP 9068 Motu Uta
98715 Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

Emergency number (24h/7): +687 27 24 14 (follow the prompts)