Australian High Commission


Australia High Commission

G'day, Fakaalofa lahi atu and welcome to the official website of the Australian High Commission in Alofi, Niue.

Our High Commissioner to Niue is Ms Katy Stuart. 

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 2025 open from 1 February 2024 (ADST).

For more information about the scholarship, click here

Australia Awards

Australia Awards scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders in developing countries. Australia Awards scholarships provide citizens of Niue with the opportunity to obtain a masters qualification at an Australian tertiary institution. Applications for a scholarship to study in 2025 open from 1 February 2024 (ADST).

For more information about the scholarship, click here.


Travel advice For Niue

Need information on visiting Niue? Read the following:


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



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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?

Medibank Private/ahm and other data breaches - advice for foreign passport holders

Medibank Private/ahm have advised the Australian Passport Office (APO) that no Australian Travel Document information was compromised in this breach.

Foreign passports for international students were compromised through this cyberattack. Medibank Private/ahm are contacting impacted customers directly.

If Medibank Private/ahm have advised you that your foreign passport information was compromised, you should contact the government that issued the passport for advice on what to do. This is also the case for all data breaches that impact foreign passport holders, including the recent breaches at Optus and Medlab.

More information:

Medibank/ahm impacted customers:

Optus impacted customers:

  • Contact Optus customer service directly on 133 937 (within Australia), or +612 8082 5678 (International), or go to their Passport Information(link is external) webpage.
  • Go to our Frequently Asked Questions on the Optus data breach and passport information
  • See the Australian Cyber Security Centre's Optus data breach(link is external) alert.

Medlab impacted customers:

Contact Medlab customer service directly on +61 1800 433 980, or go to their data breach web page(link is external).


Latitude Financial Services Data Breach

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is aware of a cyber incident impacting Latitude Financial Services.  Copies of approximately 103,000 identity documents have been stolen from Latitude Financial. This includes a small number of passports. Latitude Financial Services is contacting impacted customers directly and continues to investigate the matter to determine the full extent of the cyber-attack.  Foreign passports were also compromised through this cyberattack. If Latitude Financial Services have advised you that your foreign passport information was compromised, you should contact the government that issued the passport for advice on what to do. Impacted passports are still safe to use for international travel. Your passport number cannot be used to obtain a new passport. Robust controls are used to protect passports from identity takeover, including sophisticated facial recognition technology. 

Further information on how your passport may be impacted can be found on the APO website.  

Advice on safeguarding your personal information can be found on the APO’s webpage on protecting against scams and identity theft(link is external).   

Customers can also seek help from IDCare(link is external), a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in providing advice and support to the Australian community in responding to identity theft.  

Advice on how to protect yourself and your family from cyber security incidents is available on the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s (ACSC) webpage at: is external) 


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Notarial Services

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


Job vacancies

There are no current vacancies within the Australian High Commission Offce.


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