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

Syria ›

23 April 2018

This advice has been reviewed. The security situation in Syria is extremely dangerous. It is illegal under Australian law for Australian citizens, including dual citizens, to provide any kind of support to any armed group in Syria. The level of our a … View Smartraveller Advice

Germany ›

21 April 2018

This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Germany and be aware of the increased threat of terrorism. View Smartraveller Advice

Nicaragua ›

21 April 2018

Violent protests are currently taking place in various parts of Nicaragua, including Managua and Leon, and have resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. The protests commenced on 18 April 2018 and may continue for some days in various areas, incl … View Smartraveller Advice

Nigeria ›

21 April 2018

Protests in Abuja and other Nigerian cities are becoming increasingly frequent in the lead-up to presidential elections in February 2019.  Avoid all protests and large gatherings as they may turn violent and keep up to date with local developments. T … View Smartraveller Advice

Turkey ›

21 April 2018

This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Ankara and Istanbul because of the high threat of terrorist attack. Exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey overall. Higher levels ap … View Smartraveller Advice

Germany ›

20 April 2018

On Friday 20 April 2018, a World War 2 era bomb will be defused in the Mitte district of central Berlin. From 9am all buildings within a 800m radius of a building site on Heidestrasse will be evacuated, including Berlin's central train station, the A … View Smartraveller Advice

Tonga ›

19 April 2018

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

Laos ›

18 April 2018

This advice has been reviewed. The level of the advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Laos overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. View Smartraveller Advice

Albania ›

17 April 2018

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

Timor-Leste ›

16 April 2018

Timor-Leste Parliamentary elections will be held on 12 May 2018. The campaign commenced on 10 April 2018. There was localised unrest during previous election periods in Dili, Baucau, Viqueque and Ermera. Be vigilant, monitor media for the latest deve … View Smartraveller Advice



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