Australian High Commission
Solomon Islands

About us

Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands
Mr Rod Hilton

Head shot of High Commissioner Rod Hilton, navy background

Mr Hilton is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Acting Deputy Secretary, Development and Multilateral Group.

He has previously served overseas as Deputy High Commissioner in New Delhi and Minister Counsellor in Port Moresby.

Mr Hilton holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws from the Australian National University. 


Contact information

Opening hours: from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm Mondays to Fridays except for public holidays.

Address: Cnr Hibiscus Ave & Mud Alley, Honiara, Soloman Islands

Telephone: +677 21 561

Email: [email protected]

2023 - Public Holidays

The High Commission will be closed on:

 Monday, 2 January 2023  New Year's Day
 Monday, 13 March 2023  Canberra Day
 Friday, 7 April 2023  Good Friday
 Monday, 10 April 2023  Easter Monday
 Tuesday, 25 April 2023  Anzac Day
 Monday, 29 May 2023  Reconciliation Day
 Monday, 12 June 2023  Birthday of the Sovereign
 Friday, 7 July 2023  Solomon Islands Independence Day
 Monday, 2 October 2023  Labour Day
 Monday, 25 December 2023  Christmas Day
 Tuesday, 26 December 2023  Boxing Day/National Day of Thanksgiving
 Wednesday, 27 December 2023  Additional DFAT Holiday
 Thursday, 28 December 2023  Additional DFAT Holiday
 Friday, 29 December 2023  Additional DFAT Holiday