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

  • Burkina Faso
    on 17/08/2018 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 are in place to respond to possible terrorist incidents.  The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.                           &nbs […]

  • Kenya
    on 17/08/2018 at 07:06

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on local laws. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Venezuela
    on 17/08/2018 at 03:43

    Protests in Caracas and other major cities occur regularly. 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. […]

  • India
    on 16/08/2018 at 05:51

    Heavy monsoon rains have caused flooding and landslides across the state of Kerala. Services, including transport, have been disrupted. Follow the advice of local authorities. 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 country. […]

  • Laos
    on 16/08/2018 at 02:18

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

  • United Arab Emirates
    on 16/08/2018 at 01:46

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). […]

  • Indonesia
    on 15/08/2018 at 06:00

    Indonesian Independence Day is on 17 August. And the 2018 Asian Games will take place in Jakarta and Palembang from 18 August to 2 September. Expect large crowds and traffic disruptions at the Games’ sites and surrounding areas. Be vigilant and pay close attention to your personal security at all times. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali and southern Lombok. Reconsider your need to travel to northern Lombok, the Gili Islands and Central Sulawesi and Papua provinces. […]

  • Philippines
    on 15/08/2018 at 05:19

    Authorities in Palawan are reporting a credible kidnapping threat in the Province. On 31 July 2018, a bombing in Basilan, Mindanao killed 11 people. There have been recent attacks by communist insurgents in Luzon and Visayas (See Safety and security). Exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall. Reconsider your need to travel to eastern Mindanao, and do not travel to central and western Mindanao, due to very high levels of violent crime, high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping. […]

  • Jordan
    on 15/08/2018 at 05:16

     This advice has been reviewed and updated with new information on safety and security. 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. […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 14/08/2018 at 06:26

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus (Type 1) cases in Morobe Province. The National Department of Health (NDOH) and WHO are undertaking contact tracing, testing and polio vaccination in Morobe, Madang and Eastern Highlands provinces. Ensure you’re vaccinated against polio (See Health). 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, Porgera township in Enga Province in the Northern Highlands and Mendi in Southern Highlands Province. […]

  • Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
    on 14/08/2018 at 05:22

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

  • Lithuania
    on 14/08/2018 at 03:57

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

  • France
    on 13/08/2018 at 06:54

    The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in France, due to the high threat of terrorist attack. […]

  • Romania
    on 12/08/2018 at 07:47

    In August 2018, anti-government protests turned violent in Bucharest. A large number of injuries were reported in clashes with the security forces. Further clashes could occur. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Romania. […]

  • Uruguay
    on 10/08/2018 at 05:44

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

  • Rwanda
    on 10/08/2018 at 04:52

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

  • Bangladesh
    on 10/08/2018 at 01:08

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Bangladesh. […]

  • Vietnam
    on 08/08/2018 at 06:22

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

  • Belize
    on 08/08/2018 at 04:30

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

  • Dominican Republic
    on 08/08/2018 at 01:51

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information about the new Australian Consulate in Dominican Republic. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic. […]

  • Thailand
    on 07/08/2018 at 03:45

    The wet season in Thailand runs from May to October in the north, and November to March in the south. Severe storms and flash floods can occur without warning. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Thailand overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Turkmenistan
    on 07/08/2018 at 01:33

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

  • Samoa
    on 06/08/2018 at 07:49

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

  • Maldives
    on 06/08/2018 at 06:12

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution on Malé Island. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in the Maldives. […]

  • Sri Lanka
    on 06/08/2018 at 02:56

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