Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • Denmark
    on 06/27/2019 at 06:14

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Denmark and included new information under ‘Local Travel’. We haven’t changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions in Denmark and Greenland. […]

  • Ukraine
    on 06/26/2019 at 07:22

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Ukraine and included new information under ‘Safety and security’. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Nepal
    on 06/26/2019 at 07:04

    We have reviewed our travel advice for Nepal. Politically motivated demonstrations can occur at short notice. Avoid protests and other public gatherings and monitor media for the latest update. Bombings occur in Nepal. While not usually targeted at foreigners, you could get caught up in […]

  • Netherlands
    on 06/26/2019 at 06:19

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for the Netherlands.  We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • Myanmar
    on 06/23/2019 at 11:07

    On 22 June 2019, a Myanmar Navy vessel docked in Sittwe, Rakhine State, was reportedly attacked by artillery fire resulting in several casualties (see Safety and security). We haven't changed our level of advice for Myanmar – exercise a high degree of caution in Myanmar […]

  • Ethiopia
    on 06/22/2019 at 22:56

    On 22 June 2019, state media announced an attack against regional government officials in the city of Bahir Dar in Amhara region. Gunfire was also reported in the capital, Addis Ababa. Anticipate heightened security measures and possible disruptions to internet and telephone services. […]

  • Maldives
    on 06/21/2019 at 07:05

    We've reviewed our travel advice for the Maldives. We haven't changed the level of our advice - 'exercise normal safety precautions' in the Maldives overall. Higher levels apply in Malé Island. […]

  • Ramadan
    on 06/21/2019 at 05:22

    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on or around 23 April 2020. If you're travelling during this period to a country with a significant Muslim community, take the time to learn about Ramadan and ensure you respect religious and cultural sensitivities, […]

  • Sierra Leone
    on 06/21/2019 at 04:27

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Sierra Leone. We haven't changed our level of advice - 'exercise a high degree of caution' in Sierra Leone. […]

  • Lithuania
    on 06/20/2019 at 00:11

    We've reviewed our advice for Lithuania. The level hasn't changed - exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • Brazil
    on 06/19/2019 at 21:29

    From 17 June 2019 Australians won't need a visa to travel to Brazil for tourism or business. The Venezuelan Government has reopened its land border with Brazil. There’s an increased risk of violent protest and unrest occurring in this border region (see Safety and security). We […]

  • Belize
    on 06/19/2019 at 18:46

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Belize with new information in Safety and security (crime), Local travel (tours) and Laws (other laws). We haven’t changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Belize. […]

  • Cuba
    on 06/19/2019 at 18:15

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Cuba. We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in Cuba. […]

  • Switzerland
    on 06/19/2019 at 00:50

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Switzerland. The level hasn't changed – exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • New Zealand
    on 06/17/2019 at 14:42

    From 1 October 2019, Australian permanent residents will need a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) to enter New Zealand. Australian citizens are exempt. We haven't changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in New Zealand. […]

  • Singapore
    on 06/17/2019 at 02:08

    ​​We've reviewed our travel advice for Singapore. We haven't changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions […]

  • Pakistan
    on 06/14/2019 at 19:56

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Pakistan. We haven't changed the level – reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan and do not travel to the border areas with India and Afghanistan. […]

  • United States of America
    on 06/14/2019 at 18:45

    We’ve lowered the level of our travel advice for the US Virgin Islands and the US territory of Puerto Rico. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United States of America, including Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands. […]

  • Uganda
    on 06/14/2019 at 10:16

    On 11 June 2019, the Ugandan Government confirmed its first cases of the Ebola virus in Western Uganda. We haven’t changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Uganda. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Vietnam
    on 06/14/2019 at 04:19

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Vietnam, including updates on entry and exit conditions. We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • Saudi Arabia
    on 06/14/2019 at 03:57

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Saudi Arabia and included new information under Safety and security. We haven’t changed the level - reconsider your need to travel. Higher levels apply in some areas. […]

  • India
    on 06/14/2019 at 01:59

    We've reviewed our travel advice for India. Our level of advice has not changed -  ‘exercise a high degree of caution’ in India overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country, including Jammu and Kashmir. […]

  • Indonesia
    on 06/14/2019 at 00:56

    Expect further protests in Jakarta as the Constitutional Court begins hearings on 14 June on the disputed elections. Demonstrations are planned for the Arjuna Wijaya Horse Statue and the MPR Parliament building. Multiple road closures in vicinity of the National Monument are planned. […]

  • Poland
    on 06/14/2019 at 00:05

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Poland. The level of our advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • Peru
    on 06/13/2019 at 16:18

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Peru, including more information on crime. We haven’t changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Peru. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Cambodia
    on 06/13/2019 at 05:39

    ​We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Cambodia and included additional information on local travel. We haven’t changed our level of advice – exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • New Caledonia
    on 06/13/2019 at 00:56

    We've reviewed our travel advice for New Caledonia including new information on local travel. We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions.​ […]

  • Sri Lanka
    on 06/13/2019 at 00:44

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Sri Lanka. We have lowered the level of advice to 'exercise a high degree of caution'. […]

  • United Arab Emirates
    on 06/12/2019 at 05:26

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • Russia
    on 06/12/2019 at 03:56

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Russia and included new information under ‘Laws’. We haven’t changed the level – exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Estonia
    on 06/12/2019 at 03:40

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Estonia. The level of our advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions.​ […]

  • Hong Kong
    on 06/12/2019 at 02:30

    This travel advice has been reviewed. You may encounter demonstrations or protests. Avoid large public gatherings, as they may turn violent. The level of our advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions. […]

  • Marshall Islands
    on 06/11/2019 at 05:35

    ​We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Marshall Islands. We haven’t changed the level – ‘exercise normal safety precautions’.&nbs […]

  • Ghana
    on 06/11/2019 at 00:48

    We've updated our travel advice for Ghana with information on safety and security. The level remains 'exercise normal safety precautions'. […]

  • Sudan
    on 06/11/2019 at 00:01

    On 3 June, at least 100 people were reportedly killed and many more injured by Sudanese security services trying to break-up long-running protests. Avoid protests and large gatherings, obey curfews and follow local authorities' instructions. We haven't changed the level of advice – […]

  • France
    on 06/07/2019 at 01:08

    France is hosting the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 from 7 June to 7 July 2019. Matches are planned in Montpellier, Nice, Valenciennes, Paris, Lyon, Reims, Le Havre, Grenoble and Rennes. Plan your journey, protect your personal belongings and follow local authorities' advice. We haven't […]

  • Argentina
    on 06/06/2019 at 02:32

    ​The World Health Organization has recognised Argentina as malaria free. We haven't changed the level of advice - 'exercise normal safety precautions'. […]

  • Paraguay
    on 06/05/2019 at 06:09

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Paraguay. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution. […]

  • Venezuela
    on 06/05/2019 at 05:22

    Canada has closed its embassy in Caracas. Australians no longer have consular help available to them in Venezuela and will need to contact the Australian Embassy in Colombia. Monitor local media and follow the advice of authorities (see Safety and security). We continue to advise you […]

  • Philippines
    on 06/05/2019 at 03:55

    We have reviewed our travel advice for the Philippines. We remind Australians of the very high threat of kidnapping in the southern Philippines, especially along the Zamboanga peninsula, in the Sulu Archipelago and in coastal waters between Philippines and Sabah, Malaysia (see Safety and […]