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

New Caledonia ›

19 February 2018

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

Ethiopia ›

18 February 2018

?On 16 February 2018, the Government of Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency. Staff at the Australian Embassy have been advised against travel to the Oromia and Amhara regions during this time. Avoid protests and large gatherings as they could beco … View Smartraveller Advice

Tonga ›

16 February 2018

We now advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Tonga. A severe tropical cyclone hit Tonga on Monday 12 February causing extensive damage to buildings and other infrastructure. The Tongan government has declared a state of emergency. The Austr … View Smartraveller Advice

Macau ›

16 February 2018

This travel advice contains new information relating to visas (see Entry and exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Macau.                             View Smartraveller Advice

Hong Kong ›

16 February 2018

This travel advice contains new information relating to visas (see Entry and exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Hong Kong. View Smartraveller Advice

Belgium ›

16 February 2018

Terrorists may be planning further attacks in Belgium. An attack could occur at any time. Exercise particular caution around locations known to be possible terrorist targets. Monitor the news and other sources for changes to local conditions. The lev … View Smartraveller Advice

Egypt ›

16 February 2018

Presidential Elections are scheduled for March 2018. Protests or election-related violence could occur between the start of campaigning in February and the announcement of final results in April/May 2018. Avoid demonstrations and protests, and monito … View Smartraveller Advice

Guyana ›

16 February 2018

?This travel advice has been updated and contains new information for LGBTI travellers. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Guyana. View Smartraveller Advice

Niger ›

16 February 2018

This advice has been updated with a security alert issued by the US Embassy in Niger warning that terrorists may attack targets in Diffa Region, including areas where security forces or Westerners may be present. The level of our advice has not chang … View Smartraveller Advice

New Caledonia ›

15 February 2018

New Caledonian authorities advised on 15 February that Tropical Cyclone (TC) Gita is likely to affect parts of the country. TC Gita is expected to bring strong winds, heavy rain and large swells. Flights could be affected, contact your travel agent o … View Smartraveller Advice



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