Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • Maldives
    on 09/20/2018 at 06:14

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on the Presidential election due to take place on 23 September 2018 (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution on Malé Island. Exercise normal safety […]

  • China
    on 09/19/2018 at 07:23

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in China. Higher levels apply in Tibet and Xinjiang. […]

  • The Gambia
    on 09/19/2018 at 07:00

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in The Gambia. […]

  • Macau
    on 09/19/2018 at 06:57

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Macau.                           &nbs […]

  • Hong Kong
    on 09/19/2018 at 06:56

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Hong Kong. […]

  • Egypt
    on 09/18/2018 at 07:14

    Public comments criticising Egyptian government, security forces or religion, can be considered illegal (See Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Egypt overall. Higher levels apply in some areas. […]

  • Saudi Arabia
    on 09/18/2018 at 06:20

    The Saudi government has issued new laws on social media messaging (see Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Saudi Arabia overall. Higher levels apply in some areas. […]

  • India
    on 09/18/2018 at 05:05

    On 6 September 2018, India’s Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, which was previously a crime under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in India overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the […]

  • Zambia
    on 09/18/2018 at 04:18

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Zambia overall. Reconsider your need to travel to some border regions of the country. […]

  • Iran
    on 09/17/2018 at 06:21

    The unauthorised use of drones is illegal in Iran and permission is required to bring in a range of electronic equipment including, satellite phones, GPS trackers and walkie talkies (See Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Iran […]

  • United States of America
    on 09/17/2018 at 05:13

    Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on 14 September. North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Georgia have declared states of emergency. Evacuation orders, flash flood warnings and tornado watches remain in effect in some areas. Widespread flooding may cause […]

  • Philippines
    on 09/16/2018 at 03:57

    Super Typhoon Mangkhut (local name Ompong) passed across northern Luzon on 15 September as a destructive category 5 typhoon. It brought heavy rain, violent winds and storm surges in low lying areas. Anticipate disruption to essential services such as transport, electricity, water and food […]

  • Zimbabwe
    on 09/14/2018 at 13:46

    On 6 September 2018, local authorities declared a cholera outbreak in Harare. A number of deaths have been reported. There are continuing reports of typhoid fever and cholera in other parts of the country. Consult your doctor or travel clinic on health risks and consider getting […]

  • Ethiopia
    on 09/13/2018 at 17:54

    There have been reports of limited violence associated with protests in Piazza and near Karl Square in Addis Ababa on 13 September 2018. Protests and violence may continue ahead of the arrival in Addis Ababa of leaders from the Ethiopian political party, the Oromo Liberation Front, on […]

  • Solomon Islands
    on 09/13/2018 at 06:19

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

  • Netherlands
    on 09/13/2018 at 02:01

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on safety and security (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Netherlands. […]

  • The Bahamas
    on 09/10/2018 at 07:09

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Bahamas. […]

  • Trinidad and Tobago
    on 09/10/2018 at 06:33

    Terrorist attacks are possible in Trinidad and Tobago. Religious holidays and large crowds could be targeted. In February 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago authorities arrested a number of individuals who planned to carry out attacks against Carnival. Pay close […]

  • Jamaica
    on 09/10/2018 at 06:28

    A state of emergency remains in place until October 2018 due to ongoing violence in the Parish of St James, including Montego Bay, and in St Catherine North, including Spanish Town, Linstead and Bog Walk. Authorities have also extended Zones of Special Operations in areas of West […]

  • Belize
    on 09/07/2018 at 23:39

    On 4 September 2018, the Government of Belize declared a state of emergency for the George Street and Ghost Town areas of Southside Belize City, as a result of a significant increase in violent crime. Police have been deployed to the areas to stabilise the situation. Avoid the […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 09/07/2018 at 07:19

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus (Type 1) cases in parts of PNG. The National Department of Health (NDOH) and WHO are undertaking contact tracing, testing and polio vaccination of children across the country. Ensure you’re vaccinated […]

  • Iceland
    on 09/07/2018 at 06:24

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

  • South Korea (Republic of Korea)
    on 09/07/2018 at 04:47

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in South Korea. […]

  • North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
    on 09/07/2018 at 04:44

    ​​This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of this advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to North Korea. […]

  • Bolivia
    on 09/06/2018 at 00:05

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

  • Greece
    on 09/05/2018 at 07:10

    ​​This advice provides new information on the risk of West Nile virus in Greece (See Health). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Greece. […]

  • Mali
    on 09/04/2018 at 09:00

    ​​This travel advice has been reviewed. The security situation throughout Mali could deteriorate with little warning. Avoid political rallies, protests and large gatherings. Monitor local media and other sources for developments which may affect your security. The level of our […]

  • Spain
    on 08/31/2018 at 06:35

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Spain. […]

  • Nepal
    on 08/31/2018 at 02:02

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Nepal. […]

  • Tanzania
    on 08/30/2018 at 05:54

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tanzania. […]

  • Indonesia
    on 08/30/2018 at 03:33

    We continue to receive information indicating terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia. Due to heightened security concerns, Australian officials in Surabaya are currently adopting enhanced security measures and limiting their movements (See Safety and security). The level of our […]

  • Seychelles
    on 08/30/2018 at 01:27

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

  • Senegal
    on 08/28/2018 at 04:08

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

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    on 08/27/2018 at 06:00

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on the Ebola virus disease. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • International Surrogacy
    on 08/24/2018 at 06:21

    Commercial surrogacy is illegal in the countries highlighted below. Australians are advised not to engage in commercial surrogacy arrangements in these countries.&nbs […]

  • Pakistan
    on 08/23/2018 at 04:36

    This advice has been updated with recent attacks in Pakistan. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Poland
    on 08/23/2018 at 04:12

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

  • Fiji
    on 08/21/2018 at 02:53

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

  • Haiti
    on 08/21/2018 at 02:03

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

  • Burkina Faso
    on 08/17/2018 at 23:27

    ​In May 2018, terrorist organisations released a statement warning of terrorist attacks targeting westerners and western companies operating in the Sahel.  Mining companies operating in Burkina Faso are advised to review their security practices and ensure adequate procedures […]