Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • United States of America
    on 01/20/2018 at 05:36

    On 19 January 2018, the United States Congress was not able to agree to pass a bill to continue funding operations of the United States Federal Government. Consequently, the United States Federal Government has been shut down. Essential services such as law enforcement, the […]

  • Bolivia
    on 01/19/2018 at 22:19

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Bolivia. […]

  • Madagascar
    on 01/19/2018 at 03:53

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Madagascar. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Mauritius
    on 01/19/2018 at 03:50

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Mauritius. […]

  • Jamaica
    on 01/19/2018 at 02:53

    A State of Emergency has been declared by the Jamaican Government in the parish of St James, including Montego Bay (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Jamaica. […]

  • Jordan
    on 01/18/2018 at 23:12

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Jordan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Lebanon
    on 01/18/2018 at 23:11

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Lebanon overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of Lebanon. […]

  • Uruguay
    on 01/17/2018 at 02:48

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on cruise travel to Uruguay. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Uruguay. […]

  • Pakistan
    on 01/16/2018 at 05:14

    On 15 January 2018, the US advised its citizens that US Embassy personnel are avoiding movements within sectors F-8, F-9, G-8 and G-9 in Islamabad, including all major intersections.  The staff of the Australian High Commission have been provided with this advice. Avoid these areas […]

  • Iraq
    on 01/16/2018 at 04:04

    There is a very high threat of kidnapping in Iraq. Information indicates that terrorists may be planning to kidnap expatriate staff working in Iraq. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdish region. If you choose to visit, in spite of our […]

  • Philippines
    on 01/16/2018 at 01:55

    Mayon volcano in Albay Province (Bicol region) of the Philippines has shown recent increased volcanic activity. Monitor local media reports and follow the instructions of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. Take official warnings seriously.  The level of our advice […]

  • Sudan
    on 01/16/2018 at 00:05

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Sudan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Colombia
    on 01/13/2018 at 05:23

    ​A temporary ceasefire agreement between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN) ended on 9 January 2018. Following the ceasefire end, the ELN resumed attacks against government and economic targets in Colombia. Be alert to your personal safety. Follow the […]

  • Solomon Islands
    on 01/12/2018 at 05:54

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Solomon Islands. […]

  • Norway
    on 01/11/2018 at 04:48

    There are risks for travellers to the arctic archipelago of Svalbard relating to avalanches, glacier accidents, boating incidents and polar bear encounters. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Norway. […]

  • Japan
    on 01/10/2018 at 05:59

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Japan overall. […]

  • PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
    on 01/09/2018 at 23:20

    This travel bulletin provides information for Australians travelling to South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea, for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic (9-25 February) and Paralympic (9-18 March) Winter Games. ​Up to one million spectators will attend the Games. Plan and […]

  • Angola
    on 01/09/2018 at 13:03

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Angola. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Timor-Leste
    on 01/08/2018 at 05:06

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Timor-Leste.&nbs […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 01/08/2018 at 04:00

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Papua New Guinea (PNG) overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Federated States of Micronesia
    on 01/04/2018 at 03:50

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information, on entry and exit, local travel and health. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). […]

  • Iran
    on 01/02/2018 at 23:12

    Since 28 December 2017, political protests have taken place in several cities across Iran. Some protests have turned violent and there are reports of deaths and injuries. Avoid protests and large crowds and monitor the news and other sources for developments which may affect your […]

  • Ukraine
    on 01/02/2018 at 04:25

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of the advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
    on 01/02/2018 at 03:36

    Political tensions have reduced significantly in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia since the appointment of the new government. Some recent protests have turned violent in the capital Skopje and other major cities. Avoid political rallies, demonstrations and large crowds as they […]

  • France
    on 12/22/2017 at 09:06

    Strikes are planned at several airports and on some public transport systems over the December 2017 - January 2018 holiday period. Contact your travel provider for up-to-date information. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in France, due […]

  • Egypt
    on 12/22/2017 at 03:47

    Terrorist groups have conducted a number of attacks against Christians and their places of worship over the last year. Take particular care during significant religious periods, and at holiday festivals, religious observances and religious sites. In planning your activities, consider the […]

  • Indonesia
    on 12/22/2017 at 01:09

    We continue to receive information that indicates that terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia. Attacks could occur anywhere, anytime. Be particularly vigilant at places of worship and during significant holiday periods. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high […]

  • Latvia
    on 12/21/2017 at 21:58

    Public consumption of alcohol, unless in a designated place, is illegal in Latvia; fines may apply (see Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Latvia. […]

  • Ecuador
    on 12/21/2017 at 21:27

    Research local laws as penalties for drug offences are severe (see Laws). The overall level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Ecuador. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Brunei Darussalam
    on 12/21/2017 at 05:51

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has nto changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Brunei Darussalam. […]

  • Spain
    on 12/21/2017 at 04:52

    There is an ongoing threat of terrorist attack in a number of European countries, including Spain. In planning your activities, consider the kinds of places known to be terrorist targets and the level of security provided. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety […]

  • Denmark
    on 12/21/2017 at 03:47

    There is an ongoing threat of terrorist attack in a number of European countries, including Denmark. In planning your activities, consider the kinds of places known to be terrorist targets and the level of security provided.The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety […]

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    on 12/21/2017 at 03:36

    There is an ongoing threat of terrorist attack in a number of European countries, including Bosnia and Herzegovina. In planning your activities, consider the kinds of places known to be terrorist targets and the level of security provided. The level of our advice has not […]

  • Kosovo
    on 12/21/2017 at 03:29

    There is an ongoing threat of terrorist attack in a number of European countries, including Kosovo. In planning your activities, consider the kinds of places known to be terrorist targets and the level of security provided. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high […]

  • Mount Agung Volcano
    on 12/20/2017 at 06:59

    Since September 2017, Mount Agung, an active volcano in Karangasem Regency in East Bali, has shown increased volcanic activity. Since 21 November 2017, eruptions at Mount Agung have caused disruptions to flights and airport operations. Local authorities have maintained an […]

  • Argentina
    on 12/20/2017 at 06:32

    Expect heightened domestic political tensions in Argentina due to proposed government reforms to local labour laws. On 18 December 2017, a 24-hour strike affected air, rail, subway and buses services nationwide. Further strikes by transport services are likely. Confirm your travel plans […]

  • Uzbekistan
    on 12/20/2017 at 03:48

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Uzbekistan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Vietnam
    on 12/20/2017 at 03:39

    To enter Vietnam, you must have a valid and appropriate visa, a visa exemption document or a written approval letter for a visa to be issued on arrival. From December 2017, Australians are eligible to apply online for a single entry electronic visa (e-visa), valid for up to a maximum of […]

  • Moldova
    on 12/20/2017 at 01:04

    The travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Moldova. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • El Salvador
    on 12/20/2017 at 00:56

    Pay close attention to your personal security at all times and monitor the media about new safety or security risks. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in El Salvador. […]