The Australian Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election.
2022 Federal Election Information - Postal vote collection locations
The next federal election will be held on 21 May 2022. If you are still in Australia, you can pre-poll vote from 9 May 2022.
The AEC recommends overseas voters cast a postal vote in this election. If you plan to be overseas at the time of the election, make sure you check your enrolment and request a postal vote as soon as possible on the AEC website.
Australians in Niue are encouraged to vote via postal vote, which can either be posted to the AEC directly, or dropped off to the Australian High Commission in Tapeu co-located within the New Zealand High Commission. To drop off your postal vote, please make an appointment to do so between the hours of 9am - 3pm Monday - Thursday.
To receive your ballot papers for your postal vote from Australia you can use the Australia High Commission Address:
Australian High Commission, Tapeu-Porritt Rd, Alofi, Niue
Postal votes must be returned as quickly as possible to ensure they are received by the AEC in time to be counted.
Australian High Commission in Alofi, Niue
G'day, Fakaalofa lahi atu and welcome to the official website of the Australian High Commission in Alofi, Niue.
Our High Commissioner is Ms Louise Ellerton.
We invite you to access the resources and information contained on this website or contact us at [email protected]
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships provide citizens of Niue with the opportunity to study at a tertiary institution in the region. Awards will be offered up to a bachelor’s degree or diploma level at the University of the South Pacific (USP) or the Fiji National University (FNU). Applications for a scholarship to study in 2023 close at midnight Thursday 28 April 2022, Niue local time. Click here to apply online.
For more information about the scholarship, click here.
Travel advice For Niue
Need information on visiting Niue? Read the following:
- Travel advice from the Australian Government
- Other Australian Government embassies, high commissions, consulates, multilateral missions and representative offices around the world
Travelling from New Zealand to Australia
To travel from New Zealand to Australia (including those transiting through New Zealand to Australia), travellers must first meet Australia's entry requirements. As requirements for entry change frequently , we encourage all travellers to check Commonwealth and State and Terriority requirements regularly.
More information on entering Australia, and the State and Terriorty requirements for entry can be found at www.australia.gov.au.
Smartraveller has the latest, authoritative travel advice so you can be informed and prepared about overseas travel. Visit www.smartraveller.gov.au to subscribe or connect with Smartraveller on Facebook and Twitter.
In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.
If you need immediate assistance, you can call the Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas or 1300 555 135 from within Australia.
Has your passport been lost or stolen in Niue?
- Report the loss or theft online
- Call the Australian Passport Information Service on 131 232 from within Australia.
- Seek more information on the Australian Passports Office website.
Applying for a passport?
- The Australian High Commission in Alofi does not issue passports. For information on applying for a passport or renewing your current or expired passport, visit www.passports.gov.au.
- Passport fees for 2021 are listed here.
The Australian High Commission in Alofi does not provide notarial services.
The Australian High Commission in Wellington may be able to assist with other notarial acts. Contact the High Commission by email on [email protected] or by phone on +64 4 473 6411.
Australian Passport Offices in Sydney or Melbourne can legalise (Apostille/Authenticate) some Australian documents and can issue Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI). Information on how to request these services via mail can be found in the ‘Documents in Australia’ section on the Smartraveller website https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/consular-services/notarial-services
The High Commission does not currently have any vacancies.
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