Travel Alerts

The Australian Government provides travel advice to help you make well-informed travel decisions. Use this destination intelligence when planning your holiday to stay informed and travel safely!

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Latest Smartraveller Alerts

Nepal ›

24 November 2017

In the lead up to provincial and federal elections, there have been several attacks on political figures and groups. Attacks have included the use of small Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), and resulted in serious injuries. Avoid protests and rall … View Smartraveller Advice

Iran ›

22 November 2017

Iran is in an active seismic zone and experiences regular, sometimes major, earthquakes. The level of ourĀ advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Iran overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. View Smartraveller Advice

Indonesia ›

22 November 2017

Mount Agung, a volcano in Karangasem Regency in East Bali, began a small-scale eruption on 21 November. The alert level of the National Disaster Management Authority for Indonesia remains unchanged. Monitor local media reports, follow the instruction … View Smartraveller Advice

Zimbabwe ›

22 November 2017

Expect large crowds in city centres following President Mugabe's resignation on 21 November. There continues to be a heightened security presence in Harare. Avoid demonstrations, rallies and large-scale public gatherings as they could turn violent. A … View Smartraveller Advice

Myanmar ›

22 November 2017

We now advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Paletwa township in southern Chin State, due to active armed conflict. Fighting between ethnic armed groups and military forces escalated in mid-November 2017. Contact your tour operator before y … View Smartraveller Advice

Puerto Rico ›

21 November 2017

In September 2017, Hurricane Maria caused major damage to buildings and infrastructure with recovery efforts continuing. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Puerto Rico.? View Smartraveller Advice

Cambodia ›

20 November 2017

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cambodia. View Smartraveller Advice

Ireland ›

20 November 2017

Expected rail strikes in November and December have been called off. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Ireland. View Smartraveller Advice

New Caledonia ›

20 November 2017

On 20 November 2017, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck near Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia. Authorities have lifted the tsunami alert. Continue to monitor the media for latest developments and follow instructions issued by local authorities, includin … View Smartraveller Advice

Zimbabwe ›

17 November 2017

Due to ongoing domestic political tensions and the unpredictable security situation in Zimbabwe, reconsider your need to travel to Harare. The Australian Embassy in Harare will reopen to the public on 17 November 2017. There is a heightened security … View Smartraveller Advice



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