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.
Mr Calum Logan
Mr Jason Grave
Ms Caitlin Devereux
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.
RESEARCH AND PUBLIC DIPLOMACY MANAGER (Permanent, Full time)
The Australian Consulate-General is seeking a bilingual candidate with strong experience in communications and the ability to conduct research on political, economic and social developments in New Caledonia of strategic interest to Australia. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and organisational skills, as well as the ability to work flexibly, independently and as part of a team. The role also requires supervision of the Public Diplomacy and Communications Officer.
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.
- Category of Employment: Locally Engaged Staff (LES) – employed in accordance with Australian Consulate General terms and conditions.
- Contract Type and Duration: Permanent, Full time position
- Hours of Work: 37.5 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 5 (LE5) level. The monthly base salary is XPF 519,481. A higher salary may be offered within the LE5 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, 13 March 2023. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.