Australian High Commission
Port Vila
Vanuatu

About Us

About Us

Head of Mission

H.E. Ms Heidi Bootle

Ms Bootle is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was most recently Assistant Secretary, Pacific Partnerships and Development Branch. She has previously served overseas in Noumea, Honiara, and Paris. In Canberra she served as Senior Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs as well as in several leadership roles in DFAT involving Pacific and regional issues.

Ms Bootle holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania, and a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from Australian National University. She currently undertaking a Master of Studies majoring in international relations and French.

Ms Bootle arrived in Vanuatu in March 2022 with her son, Dane.

Opening hours

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

 

Job vacancies

The Australian High Commission, Port Vila advertises all vacancies on this website. Vacancies may also be advertised in the press and on the Australian High Commission's Facebook Page.  

 

Public holidays

The High Commission Public Holidays for 2022

Day

Date

Holiday

Monday

3 January 2022

New Year’s Day​ (In Lieu)

     

Monday

31 January 2022

Australia Day (In Lieu)

     

Friday

4 March 2022

Chief's Day  (In Lieu)

     

Friday

15 April 2022

Good Friday

     

Monday

18 April 2022

Easter Monday

     

Tuesday

26 April 2022

ANZAC Day (In Lieu)

     
Monday 25 July 2022 Children's Day (In Lieu)
     

Wednesday

5 October 2022

Constitution Day

     

Tuesday

29 November 2022

Unity Day

     

Monday

26 December 2022

Boxing Day

     

Tuesday

27 December 2022

Boxing Day (In Lieu)

     

Wednesday

28 December 2022

Additional DFAT Public Holiday

     

Thursday

29 December 2022

Additional DFAT Public Holiday

     

Friday

30 December 2022

Additional DFAT Public Holiday