Ukraine

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Ukraine and continue to advise do not travel to Ukraine due to the volatile security environment and military conflict. If you’re currently in Ukraine, we urge you to depart if it’s safe to do so.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is ongoing. The security situation continues to be volatile. Heavy fighting is occurring in parts of eastern and southern Ukraine. Missile strikes and attacks are ongoing in some locations across the country, including in major cities. There have been many casualties. Foreigners have been killed and may be targeted. Large amounts of unexploded ordnance and landmines are present in conflict and post-conflict areas. Do not travel to Ukraine. There is a serious risk to life.

If you’re in Ukraine, be aware of your surroundings, review your personal security plans and monitor media for information about changing security conditions and alerts to shelter in place. Carefully consider the safest means and route to depart. You’re responsible for your own safety and that of your family. Follow the advice of local Ukrainian authorities.

Do not enter into new surrogacy arrangements. Due to the Russian invasion, the security situation continues to be volatile and could deteriorate suddenly. To obtain a travel document for your child, you’ll need to travel to the nearest Australian Embassy or Consulate outside Ukraine at your own expense and risk. The Australian Embassy in Kyiv is temporarily operating from Poland.

Our ability to provide consular assistance in Ukraine is severely limited. The Australian Government will not be able to evacuate you from Ukraine. If you have significant concerns for your welfare or that of another Australian, contact the Consular Emergency Centre on 1300 555 135 in Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 outside Australia.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Ukraine due to the volatile security environment and military conflict.

Turkmenistan

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Angola

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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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