Sierra Leone

A nationwide curfew is in place following an attempted break-in at the Wilberforce military barracks in Freetown. Avoid the area, follow the instructions of authorities and monitor the local media (see ‘Safety’).

Following the recent election, additional security forces have been deployed, with further tensions and political gatherings taking place. Avoid all political and election-related gatherings. Follow the instructions of local authorities and monitor local media for information on ongoing demonstrations.

The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Sierra Leone.

We advise:

Exercise a high degree of caution in Sierra Leone due to the threat of violent crime and the risk of civil unrest. 

Turkmenistan

We've reviewed our advice for Turkmenistan and continue to advise, reconsider your need to travel. Higher levels apply. You need a visa for Turkmenistan, even if you're only transiting. Get a visa before you arrive, and don't overstay your visa, as there are penalties...

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Angola

We've reviewed our travel advice for Angola and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution. You don't need a visa to visit Angola as a tourist. For all other travel, apply for a visa online with Angola's Serviço de Migração (see 'Travel'). We advise:...

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Tunisia

We've reviewed our advice for Tunisia and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution overall due to the threat of terrorism. Higher levels apply in some areas. Protests, demonstrations and strikes can occur throughout Tunisia with little or no warning and...

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