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Haiti country brief

Bilateral relations

Australia and Haiti established diplomatic relations in 2000. Australia's High Commissioner in Port of Spain has non-resident accreditation to Haiti.

Haiti has an Honorary Consul in Melbourne.

After the devastating 2010 earthquake, the Australian Government provided $26.7 million in humanitarian assistance to Haiti which was matched by $26 million by the Australian public.

Australia and Haiti are members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), International Maritime Organisation (IMO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations (UN), and United Nations organisations.

Haiti is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Association of Caribbean States (ACS), the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, Organization of American States (OAS), Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) grouping.

The Australian High Commission in Port of Spain manages a Direct Aid program in Haiti.

Further economic and trade information can be found in our Haiti trade/economic fact sheet [PDF].

Fast facts

Haitian visitors to Australia (2021-22 Dept of Home Affairs) #
Australian visitors to (primary destination 2021-22 Dept of Home Affairs) #
Resident Australian population born in Haiti (2021 Census)
Australian residents of Caribbean Islander descent (2021 Census)
Haitian students in Australia (2023 Dept of Education) *

High level engagement

2017 July – Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop met President Jovenel Moïse in Grenada

Agreements with Haiti

2019 – Tax Information Exchange Agreement


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See international Austrade offices

Australian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago

18 Herbert Street, St Clair, Port of Spain

Trinidad and Tobago

Tel: +1 (868) 822 5450


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# This financial year data is owned by Home Affairs. It provides quarterly updates to this data on its website

* This Jan-Sep 2023 data is owned by the Department of Education. It provides updates to these numbers on its website

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