Australian High Commission
Port Vila
Vanuatu

About Us

About Us

Head of Mission

Her Excellency Sarah deZoeten.

Opening hours

The High Commission is open from 8.00am to 4:30pm Mondays to Fridays, except on public holidays.

 

Job vacancies

HOM Residence Gardener - Closed

The Australian High Commissioner is looking for a Domestic Gardener to maintain and develop the High Commissioner’s residence grounds,  keep the gardening equipment in good order and on occasion assist with representational and other activities of the High Commission. Applicants should have experience maintaining a large residential or commercial garden and a sound knowledge of plants and landscaping. Applicants must be able to work with minimal supervision and speak English.

To know more about the position and to apply please read the Candidate Information Pack  - here in English or Bislama.

 

Senior Program Manager, Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager (Development) – Various Positions - Closed

The Australian High Commission is seeking applications for Senior Program Manager , Program Manager and Assistant program Manager positions within the High Commission . Program Managers support delivery of the Australia’s development support to Vanuatu program together with implementing partners.  Australia’s core focus in Vanuatu is supporting health security, stability and economic recovery, and protecting the most vulnerable. Key sectors where we work include health, education, skills, governance, infrastructure, policing and justice and gender. Australia is also committed to helping Vanuatu respond to COVID-19, to recover from the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Harold, and to prepare for and respond to future humanitarian emergencies.

Further information about the positions including Position Descriptions and salary details can be can be found on the following links:

These positions  are permanent full time positions , based in Port Vila and open to Vanuatu citizens and residents. Applications close 28 February 2021. For more information and to apply, click here or visit www.linkps.com

 

Senior Aid Communications Officer - Closed

The Australian High Commission is seeking applications for a  Senior Aid Communications Officer, who will work within the Australian High Commission’s Public Diplomacy Unit to promote Australia’s development cooperation program in Vanuatu. They will produce aid-focused communications materials including media releases and social media posts and will provide training and capacity building to communications and public affairs staff employed within Australia’s bilateral aid programs in Vanuatu.

Further information about the position including Position Descriptions and salary details can be can be found on the following link:

This position is a contract full or part time position, based in Port Vila and open to Vanuatu citizens and residents. Applications close 28 February 2021. For more information and to apply, click here or visit www.linkps.com

 

 

Public holidays

The High Commission Public Holidays for 2021:

   

Day

Date

Holiday

Friday​

1 January 2021

New Year’s Day​

Monday

1 February 2021

Australia Day In Lieu

Friday

5 March 2021

Chief's Day and Canberra Day in Lieu

Friday

2 April 2021

Good Friday

Monday

5 April 2021

Easter Monday

Monday

26 April 2021

ANZAC Day (In Lieu)

Friday

30 July 2021

Independence Day

Tuesday

5 October 2021

Constitution Day and Labour Day (ACT) in Lieu

Monday

29 November 2021

Unity Day

Monday

27 December 2021

Christmas Day (In Lieu)

Tuesday

28 December 2021

Boxing Day (In Lieu)

Wednesday

29 December 2021

Additional DFAT Public Holiday

Thursday

30 December 2021

Additional DFAT Public Holiday

Friday

31 December 2021

Additional DFAT Public Holiday