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



NAIDOC 2018 with Ella Havelka

Ella Havelka, the first Indigenous dancer to join The Australian Ballet and titular character of the 2015 film ‘ELLA’, visited New Caledonia from 5-10 August 2018 for NAIDOC 2018 at the invitation of the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea. Visit supported by NAIDOC 2018 sponsor QANTAS and The Australian Ballet.

New Colombo Plan 2018

The Australian Consulate-General was pleased to host the first New Colombo Plan students in New Caledonia on 1 February during a reception that brought together members of business, institutions and civil society. Read more

White Ribbon Day 2017

Each year, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is marked on 25th November. From 20-24 November 2017, the Australian Consulate General invited the public to tie a white ribbon to the gates of the chancery building in support of the campaign for the elimination of violence against women. Read more.

HMAS Adelaide (I)

The Australian Consul-General joined the Mayor and Honorary Mayor of Noumea, the Free France Foundation in New Caledonia and the representative of the FANC at the Gare Maritime in unveiling on Tuesday 19 September a plaque commemorating the role of HMAS Adelaide (I) during the ralliement of New Caledonia. Read more.

The Minister for International Development and the Pacific's visit

The Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells attended the 10th Conference of the Pacific Community and 70th Anniversary celebrations in Noumea. Read more.

NAIDOC Week 2017

The Australian Consulate General was pleased to present the documentary film “Zach’s Ceremony” in the context of NAIDOC Week 2017. The film screened in partnership with the Pouembout Agricultural High School, the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, the Loyalty Islands Province and the Médiathèque de Lohnä in Lifou. Read more.

75th anniversary of Australian diplomatic representation in Noumea

The 6 August 2015 marks a milestone in Australian diplomatic representation in Noumea. On 6 August 1940, Australia’s Minister for External Affairs, John McEwen, announced to the Parliament that the Australian Government had appointed Bertram Charles Ballard as Australia’s first official representative in Noumea. Read More.