Travel Advisories the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Smartraveller advisory service

  • Central African Republic
    on 24/04/2018 at 05:57

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to the Central African Republic. […]

  • Armenia
    on 24/04/2018 at 05:04

    Widespread protests have taken place since 14 April 2018. Avoid large gatherings, monitor the local media and follow the advice of local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Armenia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Brazil
    on 24/04/2018 at 04:08

    This travel advice has been reviewed and reissued and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Brazil. […]

  • Venezuela
    on 24/04/2018 at 02:23

    Protests in Caracas and other major cities are ongoing. There continue to be shortages of basic food items and medicines. Avoid political gatherings and demonstrations as they may become violent. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Venezuela. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 24/04/2018 at 01:30

    A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Southern Highlands and Hela Provinces in February. A State of Emergency remains in place in the area to allow disaster relief. Strong aftershocks and landslides are possible. There is wide-spread damage to infrastructure and disruptions to services, including communications and flights. The security situation in the affected areas remains unstable. If you are in an affected area ensure you have appropriate security arrangements in place. Follow the instructions of the local authorities and/or your employer. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in PNG overall. Reconsider your need to travel into Tari in Hela Province and Porgera township in Enga Province in the northern highlands. […]

  • Syria
    on 23/04/2018 at 00:49

    This advice has been reviewed. The security situation in Syria is extremely dangerous. It is illegal under Australian law for Australian citizens, including dual citizens, to provide any kind of support to any armed group in Syria. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Syria. […]

  • Germany
    on 21/04/2018 at 05:55

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Germany and be aware of the increased threat of terrorism. […]

  • Nicaragua
    on 21/04/2018 at 03:31

    Violent protests are currently taking place in various parts of Nicaragua, including Managua and Leon, and have resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. The protests commenced on 18 April 2018 and may continue for some days in various areas, including near universities. Avoid all demonstrations as they may turn violent, and monitor the local media for further information and updates. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Nicaragua. […]

  • Nigeria
    on 21/04/2018 at 02:43

    Protests in Abuja and other Nigerian cities are becoming increasingly frequent in the lead-up to presidential elections in February 2019.  Avoid all protests and large gatherings as they may turn violent and keep up to date with local developments. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Nigeria due to the high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Turkey
    on 21/04/2018 at 01:00

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Ankara and Istanbul because of the high threat of terrorist attack. Exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of Turkey. […]

  • Tonga
    on 19/04/2018 at 07:48

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

  • Laos
    on 18/04/2018 at 04:18

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of the advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Laos overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Albania
    on 16/04/2018 at 23:45

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

  • Timor-Leste
    on 16/04/2018 at 05:19

    Timor-Leste Parliamentary elections will be held on 12 May 2018. The campaign commenced on 10 April 2018. There was localised unrest during previous election periods in Dili, Baucau, Viqueque and Ermera. Be vigilant, monitor media for the latest developments and follow instructions issued by local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Timor-Leste.&nbs […]

  • Cyprus
    on 16/04/2018 at 03:54

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

  • Indonesia
    on 13/04/2018 at 07:18

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

  • Tunisia
    on 13/04/2018 at 05:51

    This advice has been reviewed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tunisia due to the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Somalia
    on 13/04/2018 at 05:36

    This advice has been reviewed. The security situation in Somalia is highly volatile and there is an ongoing very high threat of terrorist attack. There have been a large number of significant attacks since 2016. Terrorist attacks are expected to continue. If you are in Somalia, we strongly urge you to leave if it is safe to do so. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Somalia. […]

  • Saudi Arabia
    on 12/04/2018 at 23:35

    There is an ongoing threat of cross-border missiles and rocket attacks from Yemen deep into Saudi territory. Ballistic missiles targeting Riyadh have been intercepted several times since November 2017, most recently on 11 April 2018. Exercise caution in public places and monitor the media for developments which may affect your security. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Saudi Arabia overall. Higher levels apply in some areas. […]

  • Cambodia
    on 12/04/2018 at 13:01

    There are increased risks related to security, crime and road safety during Khmer New Year celebrations (13-16 April). The Cambodian Prime Minister has announced that local authorities have disrupted a plan to bomb Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Be alert during religious or national festivals, avoid large public gatherings, and monitor the news and other sources for developments which may affect your security. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cambodia. […]

  • Ireland
    on 12/04/2018 at 03:03

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

  • Denmark
    on 11/04/2018 at 07:31

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

  • Italy
    on 11/04/2018 at 07:20

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

  • Singapore
    on 11/04/2018 at 05:55

    Reminder: your passport needs to be valid for at least six months to enter or exit Singapore, even if you're transiting. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Singapore. […]

  • Estonia
    on 11/04/2018 at 05:28

    This travel advice has been reviewed and has new information on where to get help. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Estonia.​ […]