Please note that the Consulate-General will be closed on the following dates during the Christmas and New Year period, in addition to the closure dates for 2014 published here and those for 2015 published here.
ANZAC Day is the most significant national day of commemoration for Australians and New Zealanders. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has received results confirming that the bacteria found in the whey protein concentrate (WPC) manufactured by Fonterra is not Clostridium botulinum. The organism is confirmed as Clostridium sporogenes. It is therefore not capable of producing botulism causing toxins.