“As this matter is subject to further inquiries it is not appropriate to provide further information that may impact on the investigation,” they said.
The consulate said in a statement that the matter is now with the Australian Federal Police.
“This morning the Samoa Consulate received a package in the mail that was suspicious. The authorities were alerted and the matter is now with the NSW police and AFP.”
The building re-opened and the Samoa Consulate resumed normal operations an hour later at about 11am.