Australian Consulate-General
New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna

Australian Consulate-General in Noumea


About the Australian Consulate-General in New Caledonia

The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in New Caledonia. The Consul-General is also accredited to Wallis and Futuna and is the representative to the Pacific Community (SPC).

In French Polynesia, the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is Australia’s official diplomatic representation and we work closely with the Papeete mission.

The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea works closely with the Australian Embassy in Paris, the French High Commission in New Caledonia and the Government of New Caledonia, as well as with the French State and territorial services in Wallis and Futuna.


Consul-General of Australia


Ms Annelise Young

Ms Young is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and has previously served overseas in Jakarta and Noumea. In Canberra, Ms Young has served as an Adviser to the Foreign Minister and worked on a range of foreign and economic policy issues with a focus on Southeast Asia, as well as in the private sector. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University.


Other diplomats 

Deputy Consul-General
Mr Calum Logan

Mr Shane Douglas

Ms Caitlin Devereux


List of former heads of post

Public Holidays observed by the Australian Consulate-General

Public Holidays in 2023 (subject to change)  
New Year's Day (in lieu) 2 January (Monday)
Australia Day 26 January (Thursday)
Canberra Day 13 March (Monday)
Good Friday 7 April (Friday)
Easter Monday 10 April (Monday)
French Labour Day 1 May (Monday)
Whit Monday (New Caledonia) / Reconciliation Day (Australia) 29 May (Monday)
Birthday of the Sovereign 12 June (Monday)
Bastille Day 14 July (Friday)
Assumption Day 15 August (Tuesday)
Australian Labour Day 2 October (Monday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Monday)
Boxing Day 26 December (Tuesday)
Additional DFAT Public Holiday 29 December (Friday)


Assistance to Canadian Citizens

Under the Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada, the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea can provide some assistance to Canadian citizens in New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna.

In French Polynesia, assistance to Canadian citizens is provided by the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete.

The Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada does not extend to assistance with immigration, work, study or visa enquiries. Foreign nationals should contact Canadian Immigration and Citizenship services directly for advice and assistance and consult the websites of the Government of Canada and of the Immigration Refugees Citizenship (IRCC). For further information, including on biometric data collection, please contact the Canadian Immigration Service of the Canadian Consulate-General in Sydney, Australia (email: [email protected] – phone: +61 2 9364 3000). Please also contact your airline or travel agent for assistance as well as your diplomatic or consular representation in Canada We cannot provide advice on Canadian visa-immigration including eTAs and transit visas, biometric data collection, work permits or employment, taxation, social security, trade or study enquiries. These matters are managed by Canadian Immigration and Citizenship services.




The Australian Consulate-General is seeking a bilingual candidate with strong administrative and organisation skills and experience to provide support to the Corporate Officer (Finance and HR) and Corporate Officer (Property and Procurement) in the performance of financial and administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with flexibility, independently and as a member of a small team. The role also requires strong computer literacy and experience using the Microsoft Office Suite of Applications, electronic databases, and information management systems, as well as holding a full driver’s licence.


Click here for a full position description and requisite qualifications/experience.


Please note that only complete applications will be accepted. Please ensure that your application contains all of the below requirements:


  • a CV in French and in English;
  • Two cover letters of 1 ½ pages each maximum (one in English and one in French), addressing the skills, experience and duties required of the position; 
  • Two contact details of referees


Conditions of Appointment 

  • Category of Employment: Locally Engaged Staff (LES) – employed in accordance with Australian Consulate General terms and conditions.
  • Contract Type and Duration: Permanent, Part time position
  • Hours of Work: 30 hours per week (generally 08:30AM to 17:00PM although flexible arrangements are available)
  • Start Date:  As soon as possible
  • Place of work: Noumea
  • Remuneration:  The position is offered at the Locally Engaged Staff 3 (LE3) level. The monthly base salary is XPF 298,548 (representing 80% of the gross salary of an employee the same level employed full time). A higher salary may be offered within the LE3 salary band taking into consideration the relevant experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.  Performance rewards (annual pay point movement or bonus) are available under the Consulate-General’s Performance Management Framework.

Applications should be submitted electronically to [email protected] by 16:00PM, Monday 2 October 2023. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.