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

Australian Consulate-General in Noumea

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 Ms Alison Carrington, Consul-General

Other diplomats 

Deputy Consul-General
Mr Matthew Mechan

Mr Jason Grave

Ms Ishara Davey


Public Holidays observed by the Australian Consulate-General

Public Holidays in 2020 (subject to change)  
New Year's Day 1 January (Wednesday)
Australia Day 27 January (Monday)
Canberra Day 9 March (Monday)
Good Friday 10 April (Friday)
Easter Monday 13 April (Monday)
French Labour Day 1 May (Friday)
Ascension Day 21 May (Thursday)
Reconciliation Day and Whit Monday 1 June (Monday)
Bastille Day 14 July (Tuesday)
New Caledonia Day 24 September (Thusrday)
Australian Labour Day 5 October (Monday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Friday)
Additional ACT Public Holiday 28 December (Monday)
Additional DFAT Holiday 31 December (Thursday)


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 citizens travelling or living overseas are invited to register their details on the Canadian consular registrar

Consular and Passports Section, Canadian High Commission, Canberra (for Canadians in New Caledonia)
Consular and Passport Section, Canadian High Commission, Wellington (for Canadians in French Polynesia)

Canadian citizens must enter Canada on a Canadian passport if arriving by air.

Further information, including passport and other forms, are available at

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 Canadian Consulate-General in Sydney for assistance and further information, including on biometric data collection.

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 and 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 - Fare Ute
Alfred Poroi Street
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

Phone: +689 40 468 853
Fax: +689 40 468 854
Email: [email protected]

Postal Address:

BP 306
98713 Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia

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



Candidates interested in the Policy Officer (political) position employed as Locally Engaged Staff under local conditions are invited to submit an application.

POLICY OFFICER (POLITICAL) (Permanent, Full time)

The Australian Consulate-General is looking for a bilingual candidate with experience in international relations or in political reporting, as well as strong organisational and communication skills to join our team.

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 or 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 in the position; 

- two contact details of referees.


Contract type and duration : Permanent, Full time position

-      Starting date :  As soon as possible

-      Place of work : Noumea

-      Work hours /Full time or part-time : Full time  

-      Salary:  Monthly Base Salary is XPF 321,850 - Higher salary may be offered depending on expertise and experience


Please email your complete application to the Australian Consulate-General by email to Aurelie Launay, Acting Finance and Human Resources at the following email address: [email protected] before the Thursday 2 July 2020 at 16:00. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.