Australian High Commission
Kingdom of Tonga

About us

About the Australian High Commission in Tonga

Head of Mission

Australian High Commissioner to Tonga

Contact information

Australian High Commission address and contact numbers

Opening hours

The High Commission will be open from 8.30am to 5.00 pm Mondays to Fridays, except for public holidays.

The Visa office (Australian Visa Application Centre) at the corner of Salote/Taufa\'ahau Rds is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm Mondays to Fridays, except for public holidays.  No visa information is available at the High Commission office.

Direct Aid Program (DAP)

Does your organisation have a project proposal that will improve the lives of many Tongans, for under 8,000 pa\'anga?

If so, then please consider applying for DAP. More information can be found here. Please click here for the Application form.

Simply submit your DAP application at the front counter of the Australian High Commission, and we will respond when an outcome has been determined.

Development Cooperation Programs -

Please click here for more information on our Development Cooperation Programs, as well as information on our Direct Aid Program (DAP) and the Scholarship Programs.

Public holidays - 2017

The Australian High Commission will be closed on the following days:
02 January - New Year's Day
26 January - Australia Day
01 March - Passing of the Queen Mother
14 April - Good Friday
17 April - Easter Monday
25 April - ANZAC Day
05 June - Emancipation Day (in Lieu)
04 July - King's Birthday
18 September - Crown Prince’s Birthday (in Lieu)
06 November - Constitution Day (in Lieu)
04 December - Tupou the First Birthday
25 December - Christmas Day
26 December - Boxing Day (in Lieu)
27 December - Additional DFAT Holiday

Public Holidays 2018

01 January - New Year’s Day

26 January - Australia Day

30 March - Good Friday

02 April - Easter Monday

25 April - ANZAC Day

04 June - Emancipation Day

04 July - King’s Birthday

17 September - Crown Prince’s birthday

05 November - Constitution Day

03 December - Tupou the First birthday

25 December - Christmas Day

26 December - Boxing Day

27 December - Additional DFAT Holiday

28 December - Additional DFAT Holiday