Australian Consulate-General
Noumea
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).

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 Ms Alison Carrington, Consul-General
 

List of former heads of post

Other diplomats 

Deputy Consul-General
Mr Matthew Mechan

Consul
Mr Jason Grave

Consul
Ms Ishara Davey

 


Public Holidays observed by the Australian Consulate-General

   
Public Holidays in 2021 (subject to change)  
New Year(s Day 1 January (Friday)
Australia Day 26 January (Tuesday)
Good Friday 2 April (Friday)
Easter Monday 5 April (Monday)
Whit Monday 24 May (Monday)
Reconciliation Day 31 May (Monday)
Queen's Birthday 14 June (Monday)
Bastille Day 14 July (Wednesday)
New Caledonia Day 24 September (Friday)
Australian Labour Day 4 October (Monday)
All Saints Day 1 November (Monday)
Christmas Day (in lieu) 27 December (Monday)
Boxing Day (in lieu) 28 December (Tuesday)
Additional DFAT holiday 31 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.

The Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada does not extend to the assistance of persons with immigration, work, study or visa enquiries. For further information about Canadian entry requirements please consult the Government of Canada website or contact the visa-immigration section of the Canadian Consulate-General in Sydney for assistance and further information, including on biometric data collection. The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea 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. Foreign nationals should contact Canadian Immigration and Citizenship services directly for advice and assistance.


Australian Consulate-General in Papeete, French Polynesia

The Australian Consulate-General in Papeete opened on 3 May 2021.

The Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in French Polynesia and is headed by Consul-General Claire Scott.

Please kindly note the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is not fully operational yet and its website is currently under construction.

At this stage, the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is able to provide limited consular services to Australians and Canadian citizens.

For urgent consular assistance please contact the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea by phone (24/7) at +687 27 24 14 (follow the prompts) or by email at [email protected] and our missions in Papeete and Noumea will work together to assist you as best possible.

For Australian notarial services and until the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is fully operational, please consider checking with the relevant Australian authority whether there are local options such as a foreign citizen who holds a particular title or occupation (e.g. notary public, lawyer, police officer, etc.) who may be accepted as a witness.

For Australian passport services and until the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete is fully operational, please consult our passport services page and contact us at [email protected].

Visit www.smartraveller.gov.au to subscribe and receive travel advice updates or connect with Smartraveller on Facebook and Twitter. Check out also the Australian travel advice for French Polynesia.
 

Assistance to Canadian citizens in French Polynesia

Under the Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada, the Australian Consulate-General in Papeete can provide some assistance to Canadian citizens in French Polynesia.

Canadian citizens living in French Polynesia and requiring official documents, including Canadian passports, should contact the Consular and Passport Section of the Canadian High Commission in Wellington for assistance. Check out also the Canadian travel advice for French Polynesia.

The Consular Sharing Agreement with Canada does not extend to the assistance of persons with immigration, work, study or visa enquiries. For further information about Canadian entry requirements please consult the Government of Canada website or contact the visa-immigration section of the Canadian Consulate-General in Sydney for assistance and further information, including on biometric data collection. The Australian Consulate-General in Papeete 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. Foreign nationals should contact Canadian Immigration and Citizenship services directly for advice and assistance.

 

Recruitment

The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea does not have any vacant positions at the moment. While we do not take ad-hoc applications, please come back and check our website regularly for any employment opportunities with us.