Tourism & Travel Law & Lawyers

Tourism law is diverse and is mostly composed of two parts:

  1. laws applying to tourism in unforeseen circumstances due to individual incidents i.e. disappointments and damages
  2. industry specific laws and international regulations

The legal definition of travel is to cross borders in the physical sense.

Tourism law

Tourism law, can also be referred to as: travel law, hospitality law, holiday law, or leisure law.

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Tourism and travel lawyers provide legal expert advice for those operating a travel, leisure or hospitality business.

Tourism and travel lawyers expertise can include:

  • advising travel insurers regarding breach of contract claims
  • advising tour operators on terms and conditions, supplier contracts and other commercial matters
  • defending hotels and tour operators against injury claims
  • giving professional negligence advice to insurers regarding mishandled travel litigation claims
  • helping travel insurers and assistance companies to recover their insurance outlays

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Tourism and Travel Lawyers

Tourism and travel lawyers act for a wide and diverse range of leisure and tourism clients including:

  • hotels,
  • pubs,
  • restaurants,
  • visitor attractions,
  • travel agents,
  • sports centres; and
  • leisure providers.

Tourism and travel lawyers pride ourselves on ensuring that we have a detailed understanding not only of your business but the sector in which you operate so as to provide practical and clear advice.

If you need any legal help regarding tourism and travel law, please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left, or click here.

Tourism and travel lawyers regularly advises on issues relating to:

  • setting up in business;
  • sales and purchases;
  • clubs, societies and charities;
  • property and planning matters;
  • health and safety and insurance claims;
  • disputes;
  • raising finance;
  • licencing,
  • gaming and events;
  • commercial trading arrangements (including on-line trading); and
  • taxation.

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Travel Insurance Tips

Travel insurance covers the policyholder for insurable events that may occur before or during travel, such as trip cancellation/interruption, medical expenses, baggage damage/theft and more.

Regardless of whether you travel overseas regularly, infrequently or on a once-in-a-lifetime trip, travel insurance is very important.

The cost of travel insurance is based on the type of cover requested, the age of the insured, the destination of travel, length of stay and any pre-existing medical conditions. It is important to obtain the right type of travel insurance to suit your individual requirements.

Important points to note when choosing travel insurance:

  • Always read the product disclosure statement and ensure that you understand exactly what your travel insurance covers. Travel insurance is not unlimited. It may not cover you for cancellation or change to travel plans.
  • Clarify any policy issues directly with the insurer.
  • Ensure that medical cover is adequate for possible expenses in the country you are going to visit. In some parts of the world medical costs can be very expensive.
  • Ensure you declare any pre-existing medical conditions you may have.
  • Generally, cover for luggage and personal belongings is limited and expensive items such as cameras, laptops and/or jewellery may have a per-item limit.

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Important information and Australian online resources regarding tourism and travel:

Tourism and travel
Smartraveller

Smartraveller is the Australian Government's travel advisory and consular information service. Smartraveller provides travel advisories by country and general advice for Australian travellers, including information on travel health, travel insurance, travel tips, getting help overseas and children's issues.
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/

Travel tips

Index page for Smartraveller travel tips and information. Includes advice for if you are arrested or gaoled overseas, avoiding trouble with drugs overseas, deaths overseas, dual nationality, living and working overseas, returning to Australia, senior travellers, sexual assault while travelling, tips for travelling parents, voting overseas, what to do when someone is missing overseas and advice for women travellers.
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/tips/index.html

Advice for air travellers

Civil Aviation and Safety Authority guide for aircraft passengers covering issues of passenger safety such as how to pack, what to wear, travelling with children and health issues. Also includes information on dangerous goods and general information on aviation in Australia.
http://www.casa.gov.au/airsafe/index.htm

Advice for travellers - Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS)

The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.
http://www.customs.gov.au/site/page4646.asp

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

The principal roles of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service are to facilitate trade and the movement of people across the Australian border while protecting the community and maintaining appropriate compliance with Australian law; to efficiently collect customs revenue; and to administer specific industry assistance schemes and trade measures.
http://www.customs.gov.au/
Consumer information for visitors to Australia6
The Australian Government provides consumer information in a range of languages to help travellers get the most out of their trip to Australia. Includes links to purchasing a holiday package, consumer rights, hiring a motor vehicle and how to lodge a complaint if you believe you have been unfairly treated by a business while in Australia.
http://www.ret.gov.au/tourism/information_for_visitors/ConsumerInformation/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)7

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for the Australian Government's international relations, trade and development assistance programs through its headquarters in Canberra and Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates throughout the world.
http://www.dfat.gov.au/

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (RET)

The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism provides advice and policy support to the Australian Government regarding Australia's resources, energy and tourism sectors. The Department develops and delivers policies to increase Australia's international competitiveness, consistent with the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
http://www.ret.gov.au/

Exchange rates
Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.
http://www.rba.gov.au/statistics/tables/index.html#exchange_rates

For travellers and visitors
Medicines brought into and taken out of Australia may be subject to respective import and export controls. If you are travelling into or out of Australia it is advisable that you have essential medicines for existing medical conditions.
http://www.tga.gov.au/consumers/travellers.htm

Health Emergency
The Australian Government's Health Emergency website keeps you up-to-date with important information about health emergencies in Australia, and the actions you can take to protect yourself, your family and the community. Guidance provided is based on current information and is subject to change based on ongoing surveillance and risk assessment.
http://www.healthemergency.gov.au/

Register of Australians travelling overseas
All Australians travelling overseas should register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. Your registration information will help find you in an emergency.

SmartGate
SmartGate gives some travellers arriving into Australia's international airports the option to self-process through passport control. It uses the data in the ePassport and face recognition technology to perform the customs and immigration checks that are usually conducted by a Customs and Border Protection officer. SmartGate can be used by Australian and New Zealand ePassport holders, aged 18 or over. It will be gradually opened to other nationalities that have ePassports.


Theme and Reference Maps
A range of theme and reference maps are available from Geoscience Australia. Some are also available as free resources for download.
http://www.ga.gov.au/topographic-mapping/theme-and-reference-maps.html
Travel Doctor (travellers medical and vaccination centre)15
The Travel Doctor - TMVC provides expert travel health advice, travellers' medical kits, vaccinations and anti-malarials, current health alerts for overseas travel and much more.
http://www.traveldoctor.com.au/

Travel smart - Hints for Australian travellers
Plan your trip using travel smart hints for Australian travellers from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Issued free with your passport and available for download.
http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/hints/index.html

TravelSECURE
TravelSECURE website is designed to help domestic and international travellers learn more about the security measures in place at Australian airports and the actions they need to take to comply with these measures.
http://travelsecure.infrastructure.gov.au/

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Tourism & Travel Law & Lawyers Updates

Travel advice updates for all countries:

Czech Republic

21 Oct 2016 02:14:55 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in the Czech Republic.

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Maldives

10 Feb 2017 03:34:34 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution on Malé Island, and to exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in the Maldives.

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Eritrea

24 Jan 2017 04:24:51 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated.  We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Eritrea. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.  

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Italy

07 Apr 2017 04:12:16 GMT

Italy will impose temporary border controls from 10 to 30 May 2017 as an additional security measure for the G7 Summit in Taormina. Travellers are likely to experience delays at border crossings and air/sea ports. This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Italy.

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Kosovo

07 Mar 2017 04:22:00 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated with minor editorial changes. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Kosovo overall.

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Jamaica

22 Mar 2017 23:10:08 GMT

This advice has been reviewed an remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Jamaica.

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Gabon

28 Mar 2017 23:49:08 GMT

Following the elections in August 2016, further demonstrations could occur in the capital Libreville and in Port Gentil. Avoid demonstrations, large crowds and rallies as they may turn violent (see Safety and security). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Gabon.

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Trinidad and Tobago

06 Apr 2017 23:53:16 GMT

This advice has new information on some popular tourist sites where criminals target foreigners (See Safety and security). The overall level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Sudan

22 Dec 2016 04:24:11 GMT

We advise you not to travel with 50km of Sudan's border with Libya. The border regions are used as a transit point for the movement of armed militants and extremists and are a known smuggling route for goods and people. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Sudan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Austria

28 Mar 2017 00:04:42 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Austria.

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Seychelles

07 Mar 2017 05:05:51 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the Seychelles.

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India

19 Mar 2017 22:56:29 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in India overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of India.

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New Zealand

19 Apr 2017 01:16:10 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in New Zealand.

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Solomon Islands

04 May 2017 05:35:01 GMT

On 2 and 3 May there were violent protests and damage to property in the Tasahe area of Honiara. Local police have restored order and are monitoring closely. Stay clear of all areas where demonstrations or protests are taking place. Follow the instructions of local authorities and remain vigilant (see Safety and security). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the Solomon Islands.

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Ireland

24 Mar 2017 02:39:39 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Ireland.

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Cambodia

02 Dec 2016 06:26:48 GMT

​The Cambodian Government has reaffirmed that surrogacy is banned in Cambodia. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Cambodia.

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Malta

05 Dec 2016 04:40:08 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Malta.

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Macau

09 Jan 2017 05:16:28 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Macau.

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Rwanda

16 Dec 2016 08:04:06 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Rwanda.

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Afghanistan

24 Feb 2017 00:01:07 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise Australians not to travel to Afghanistan. The level of the advice has not changed.

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Burkina Faso

16 May 2017 05:55:40 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise travellers to reconsider the need to travel to Burkina Faso overall. Higher levels apply in some areas. 

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Switzerland

24 Apr 2017 01:03:06 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Switzerland.

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Vietnam

17 Mar 2017 04:02:11 GMT

New information on access to the Long Tan Cross site, including for Anzac Day (see Local travel). The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Vietnam.

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Brazil

07 Feb 2017 00:40:48 GMT

Demonstrations can occur at any time and may turn violent. Avoid all demonstrations and protests, follow the instructions of local authorities. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Brazil.

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Djibouti

17 May 2017 00:00:43 GMT

This advice has been reissued  and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Djibouti. Higher levels apply in some areas.

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Albania

26 Mar 2017 22:46:07 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Albania.

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Bhutan

07 Feb 2017 20:54:42 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in Bhutan.

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Japan

22 Dec 2016 23:06:12 GMT

This travel advice has been updated with information if you intend to drive in Japan (see Local travel). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Japan.

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Portugal

15 May 2017 23:43:13 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Portugal.

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Philippines

24 May 2017 06:01:22 GMT

There are ongoing clashes between government forces and militants in Marawi City, Mindanao. If you are in Marawi City, remain indoors, exercise heightened vigilance and review your personal security plans. On 23 May 2017, the Philippines Government declared Martial Law in Mindanao for 60 days. Measures imposed under Martial Law may include the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, the imposition of curfews and establishment of checkpoints. Monitor media reporting and follow the instructions of local authorities (see Security and safety). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Samoa

01 Dec 2016 00:34:20 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Samoa.

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Turkey

24 Apr 2017 04:02:04 GMT

On 16 April 2017, Turkey held a national referendum on constitutional reform. Political tensions remain heightened. Further rallies and demonstrations are likely. Avoid political gatherings, protests and demonstrations. The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Ankara and Istanbul because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of Turkey.

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Somalia

06 Apr 2017 01:48:07 GMT

Following elections in February Somalia remains a do not travel destination. Al Shabaab has declared its intention to target the new administration.  We continue to advise you not to travel to any part of Somalia because the security situation remains very poor and the threat of conflict or attacks by armed groups is high.              

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Lithuania

17 Jan 2017 00:16:23 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in Lithuania.

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Russia

15 May 2017 04:52:37 GMT

On 3 April 2017 an explosion occurred on a train travelling between the Sennaya and Technological Institute metro stations in St Petersburg.   Travellers are advised to remain vigilant, monitor the news for updated information, and follow the advice of local authorities. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Russia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Sweden

05 May 2017 06:10:59 GMT

Additional security measures in place following the 7 April vehicle attack have been lifted. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Sweden.

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Fiji

15 May 2017 23:39:10 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. There is currently no operational hyperbaric (decompression) chamber in Fiji. The overall level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Fiji.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

11 Apr 2017 01:47:24 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Bangladesh

21 Apr 2017 00:13:38 GMT

On 24 March 2017 a reported suicide bombing occurred at a checkpoint near Shahjala International Airport in Dhaka. The airport is operating normally. Anticipate heightened security arrangements when using the airport and follow instructions of local authorities. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Bangladesh.

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Liberia

01 Dec 2016 02:42:10 GMT

Liberia was declared Ebola-free on 9 June 2016 following a regional outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Monitor updates from the World Health Organization (WHO) for up-to-date advice on Ebola and related health issues in Liberia.

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Pakistan

21 Apr 2017 05:11:52 GMT

The UK Government advised its citizens that Pakistani authorities are investigating reports of planning for a potential terrorist attack at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad. If you are using the airport, anticipate increased security, exercise caution and remain vigilant (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Croatia

27 Dec 2016 23:09:37 GMT

This advice contains new information on the security environment in Croatia (see Safety and security). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Croatia.

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Venezuela

23 Feb 2017 23:14:44 GMT

In December 2016, the Venezuelan government announced it would remove the 100 bolivar note from circlation in 2017, with an intention to release new notes between 500 and 20,000 bolivars (see Safety and security). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider your need to travel. Higher levels still apply in some parts of the country.

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New Caledonia

12 May 2017 03:03:53 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in New Caledonia.

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Spain

13 Feb 2017 23:22:20 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Spain.

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Belize

10 Feb 2017 04:44:56 GMT

The advice has been updated with information on widespread transmission of Zika virus. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Belize.

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French Polynesia

24 May 2017 23:25:54 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated. It contains new information, including on the need for travel insurance for cruise passengers (see Information for cruise passengers). We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in French Polynesia.

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Tonga

09 May 2017 02:47:07 GMT

This advice contains new information on credit card fraud (see Safety and security). The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Tonga.

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Namibia

30 Mar 2017 04:39:54 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated with minor editorial changes. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Namibia.

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Finland

22 Nov 2016 06:43:03 GMT

​​This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Finland.

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Ukraine

21 Apr 2017 06:07:55 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Kuwait

19 Apr 2017 00:48:51 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed.  We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Kuwait.

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Bulgaria

11 Apr 2017 04:22:03 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Bulgaria.

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Malaysia

17 Jan 2017 01:11:47 GMT

This advice has been reissued with new information on cruises and visiting national parks (see Local travel). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider the need to travel to the coastal region of eastern Sabah, and to exercise normal security precautions in Malaysia overall. ​

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South Sudan

19 Dec 2016 06:21:38 GMT

​ Travellers are reminded that armed conflict, including attacks on civilian populations, is either ongoing or at risk of breaking out with little warning across South Sudan. The Australian Government's ability to provide consular assistance in South Sudan remains extremely limited. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians not to travel to South Sudan.

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Estonia

14 Dec 2016 03:49:03 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Estonia.​

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Marshall Islands

10 Feb 2017 04:04:17 GMT

A number of cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Marshall Islands since January 2017 (see Health). We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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Uzbekistan

25 Nov 2016 02:47:20 GMT

This advice has been updated regarding importing prescription medications (see Entry and exit). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Uzbekistan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Republic of Korea

10 May 2017 01:33:46 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the Republic of Korea.

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Timor-Leste

14 Mar 2017 05:28:47 GMT

Presidential elections will take place across the country on 20 March, with a possible run-off on 20 April. Localised violence associated with campaign rallies has occurred in Dili. Further such violence is possible. Avoid rallies, spontaneous gatherings, demonstrations and protests as the security situation could deteriorate without warning (see Safety and security). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Timor-Leste. 

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Guyana

24 Jan 2017 23:38:19 GMT

​This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Guyana.

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Chad

12 Jan 2017 01:34:27 GMT

The Government of Chad has extended a state of emergency in the Lake Chad region until further notice. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians not to travel to Chad.

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Nepal

12 May 2017 06:15:04 GMT

The Government of Nepal has scheduled local level elections in Nepal on 14 May 2017 and 14 June 2017. The security situation in the lead up to, during and soon after the election may be unpredictable. Australians traveling to Nepal during this period are advised to be aware of the security and political situation and the potential for strikes or other protests related to the elections. Nepal authorities have advised that other than official vehicles with permits, all vehicle movement will be restricted throughout each province on the relevant local election date. Travellers should contact their accommodation or travel provider to obtain the latest information and make necessary arrangements. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution throughout Nepal.

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Azerbaijan

17 Nov 2016 05:13:34 GMT

The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Azerbaijan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Guinea

11 Jan 2017 23:29:47 GMT

Guinea was declared Ebola-free on 1 June 2016. We advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Guinea. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Costa Rica

24 Jan 2017 05:56:01 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Costa Rica.

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Iceland

23 Feb 2017 04:38:54 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Iceland.

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Honduras

23 Feb 2017 22:25:20 GMT

This advice includes new information on the road travel risks from the World Health Organization (see Local travel). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Honduras.

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Bahrain

17 Feb 2017 04:08:44 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Bahrain.

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Paraguay

21 Dec 2016 12:53:52 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Paraguay.

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Oman

20 Jan 2017 04:55:19 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider the need to travel to areas bordering Yemen, and to exercise normal security precautions in Oman overall.

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Guatemala

23 Feb 2017 00:25:19 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Guatemala.

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Guam

08 Mar 2017 02:42:00 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Guam.

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Serbia

11 Apr 2017 07:06:09 GMT

Anti-government demonstrations have occurred nightly since 2 April 2017 in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis and several smaller cities and are likely to continue. Demonstrations have been peaceful; expect roadblocks and traffic disruptions in central Belgrade in the early evenings. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Serbia.

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Morocco

10 Apr 2017 00:50:03 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco.

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Singapore

10 Apr 2017 06:05:09 GMT

Singapore authorities require all travellers (including those transiting) to have at least six months validity remaining on their passports (Entry and exit). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Singapore.

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Thailand

22 Jan 2017 05:05:36 GMT

The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Thailand. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Tunisia

03 Mar 2017 03:40:21 GMT

Information indicates that terrorists are planning attacks in locations in Tunisia likely to be frequented by tourists. Exercise particular caution at this time. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Tunisia because of the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Romania

01 Dec 2016 23:13:54 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Romania.

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Ghana

22 Mar 2017 03:38:51 GMT

The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Ghana.

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Syria

15 Sep 2016 06:16:07 GMT

Travellers are reminded it is our strong advice Australians not travel to Syria because of the extremely dangerous security situation. 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 advice has not changed.

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Saudi Arabia

27 Mar 2017 00:40:03 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Saudi Arabia.

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Nicaragua

12 Dec 2016 05:08:26 GMT

This advice has information on the electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) you will need if you transit or travel through Canada before entering Nicaragua (see Entry and exit). We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Nicaragua.

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Cuba

24 Jan 2017 05:15:17 GMT

​​This travel advice includes new information on restrictions of travel on U.S. carriers to Cuba. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Cuba.

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Niger

14 Dec 2016 02:52:18 GMT

In October 2016, a US national working with an NGO was kidnapped in Tahoua region. We continue to receive reports that Westerners are at risk of kidnapping, particularly in remote parts of Niger. Foreigners working in remote regions without evident security measures, such as those engaged in resources, community development, humanitarian, health and faith-based activities, are at particular risk (see Safety and security). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise against all travel to Niger. However different levels apply in some parts of the country, including the capital, Niamey.

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Egypt

30 Apr 2017 10:05:55 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Egypt.

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Cameroon

02 Feb 2017 05:20:32 GMT

Tensions in the Northwest and Southwest Regions have resulted in demonstrations and unrest. Avoid large gatherings and demonstrations, as these may turn violent. Monitor local media. Follow the advice of local authorities. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Cameroon. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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The Gambia

10 Feb 2017 04:18:29 GMT

We have lowered the overall level of advice following a stabilisation of the security environment after the transfer of power to President Barrow. The situation has calmed, though regional military forces remain in The Gambia. We now advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in The Gambia due to the uncertain political situation and the potential for civil unrest.

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Papua New Guinea

17 May 2017 06:28:58 GMT

Campaigning has started for national elections and will run until 23 June. Polling is scheduled to take place between 24 June and 08 July with vote counting scheduled to be finalised by 24 July. Tensions may escalate around national elections. We advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Higher levels apply in parts of the country.   

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Sierra Leone

02 May 2017 22:57:02 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution.

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China

30 Mar 2017 04:18:27 GMT

This advice contains updated information on visas and other entry requirements (see Entry and exit). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in China and to exercise a high degree of caution in Tibet and Xinjiang.

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Federated States of Micronesia

23 May 2017 00:19:56 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. It contains new information, including on same-sex relationships, see Local Customs. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in the Federated States of Micronesia.                             

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United Kingdom

23 May 2017 22:37:56 GMT

Following a terrorist attack in Manchester on 22 May 2017, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, the UK Government has increased the UK's domestic threat level to 'Critical' (the highest of the UK's five domestic threat levels). UK Prime Minister May has also announced that armed soldiers will be deployed in UK cities to assist police with security. Continue to avoid the area surrounding the Manchester Arena and anticipate significant transport delays in the Manchester area. Expect an increased police and security presence across the UK. Be vigilant about your personal security, monitor the media and follow local authorities' instructions (Safety and security). In light of the UK's increase to its threat level, we now advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the United Kingdom.

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Brunei Darussalam

15 May 2017 06:19:33 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Brunei Darussalam.

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Tajikistan

02 Aug 2016 06:56:45 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated with minor editorial changes. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Tajikistan.                           

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Argentina

21 Dec 2016 09:40:33 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Argentina.

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Lebanon

25 May 2017 08:05:17 GMT

Travellers are reminded of the threat of terrorism in Lebanon. Terrorist attacks could occur anywhere, at any time, in Lebanon. Be vigilant about your surroundings. Follow local authorities' advice. Monitor the media for developments which may impact on your safety and security. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Lebanon overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of Lebanon.

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Georgia

21 Nov 2016 02:40:08 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Georgia. Higher levels apply in some areas of the country.

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Mongolia

02 Dec 2016 00:15:15 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Mongolia.  

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Netherlands

25 Aug 2016 05:40:37 GMT

The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the Netherlands.

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Tanzania

22 Dec 2016 03:48:59 GMT

​​The Australian Consulate in Dar es Salaam has closed. Consular and passport assistance is available from the Australian High Commission in Nairobi (see Where to get help). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Tanzania.

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Haiti

04 May 2017 04:30:18 GMT

​​This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Haiti. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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United Arab Emirates

22 Mar 2017 04:53:57 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the UAE.

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Senegal

10 May 2017 00:55:12 GMT

The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Senegal.

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Zimbabwe

24 Apr 2017 00:54:30 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Zimbabwe.

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Uganda

30 Mar 2017 02:58:11 GMT

This advice contains new information on obtaining visas though a new official online visa portal (see Entry and exit).  The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Uganda overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Mexico

21 Feb 2017 23:00:54 GMT

This advice includes new information on road travel risks from the World Health Organization. The overall level of advice for Mexico remains unchanged. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Mexico. Higher levels apply in some parts of Mexico.

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Zambia

30 Mar 2017 03:06:30 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated with information on the KAZA visa. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Zambia.

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Armenia

16 Jan 2017 04:38:43 GMT

The main road between Armenia and Georgia (Yerevan-Vanadzor-Alaverdi-Bagratashen) remains closed for maintenance until further notice (see Local travel). The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Armenia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Panama

21 Nov 2016 03:31:56 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians in Panama to exercise a high degree of caution.

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Canada

16 May 2017 00:31:07 GMT

This travel advice has new information for dual Australian-Canadian citizens travelling to or transiting Canada (see Entry and exit). The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Canada.

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United States of America

17 May 2017 01:15:55 GMT

On 21 March 2017, the US Government announced enhanced security procedures for passengers at certain last point of departure airports to the US. The new provisions will require that all personal electronic devices (PEDs) larger than a cell phone or smart phone be placed in checked baggage. If you need more information about how this may affect your flight contact your airline or travel provider (See Entry and exit). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in the United States of America, including Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands.

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Chile

16 Mar 2017 04:34:21 GMT

This advice has been updated with new information on requirements when performing bank transactions and booking accommodation. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Chile.

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Ethiopia

02 May 2017 21:53:15 GMT

​​Recent grenade attacks in Gondar and Bahir Dar highlight the ongoing security instability in the Amhara region (Safety and security). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Ethiopia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Dominican Republic

24 Jan 2017 22:58:13 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic.

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Botswana

02 Nov 2016 01:48:56 GMT

New immigration regulations apply to the travel of children under the age of 18. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Botswana.

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Sri Lanka

05 Apr 2017 10:06:36 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Sri Lanka.

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Vanuatu

10 May 2017 04:01:42 GMT

Following the passage of TC Donna the overall level of advice for Vanuatu has been lowered.  We now advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Vanuatu.​​​

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Central African Republic

08 Feb 2017 00:30:20 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the travel advice has not changed. We continue to strongly advise you not to travel to the Central African Republic.

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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

28 Apr 2017 23:35:19 GMT

Political tensions are rising in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Protests in the capital Skopje other major cities such as Bitola could turn violent (Safety and security). Avoid all political rallies, demonstrations and large crowds as they may turn violent.  We advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

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Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank

22 Mar 2017 00:01:26 GMT

On 6 March the Israeli Parliament passed a law which gives Israeli officials authority to deny entry to foreign nationals who have called for, or belong to organisations which have called for a boycott of Israel or Israeli settlements. The overall level of advice for Israel remains at 'exercise a high degree of caution'. Higher levels apply in some areas.  

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Mozambique

04 Apr 2017 02:50:55 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Mozambique overall.

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Angola

25 Jan 2017 04:18:32 GMT

​​There is sporadic transmission of Zika virus in Angola. Protect yourself from mosquito bites (see Health). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Angola. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.​​

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Lesotho

25 Oct 2016 00:22:52 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Lesotho.

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South Africa

09 May 2017 04:05:15 GMT

This advice has new information about student protests occurring across the country (see Safety and security). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in South Africa.

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Norway

11 Apr 2017 22:39:09 GMT

On 8 April 2017, a ‘bomb-like’ device was found in central Oslo. The device was detonated by police in a controlled explosion and a suspect is in police custody. As a result of the incident, the Norwegian Police Security Service has raised the domestic threat level for Norway from ‘possible’ to ‘likely’. Australians should remain vigilant in public places and report any suspicious activity. Take heed of any warnings or advice issued by local authorities. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Norway.

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Kyrgyz Republic

21 Mar 2017 21:32:04 GMT

There has been an increased number of disputes between foreigners and criminal groups (see Safety and security). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in the Kyrgyz Republic. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Algeria

30 Mar 2017 04:18:58 GMT

Legislative elections will be held in Algeria on 4 May 2017. Avoid political gatherings, protests or demonstrations as they could turn violent with little warning. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Algeria.

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Hong Kong

09 Jan 2017 04:34:16 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Hong Kong.

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Burundi

06 Dec 2016 03:09:32 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians not to travel to Burundi.

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Denmark

05 May 2017 06:35:41 GMT

Additional security measures in place following the 7 April vehicle attack in Stockholm have been lifted. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Denmark.

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Nigeria

10 May 2017 00:05:45 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Nigeria overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Iraq

10 Feb 2017 00:50:18 GMT

Travellers are advised the US Embassy in Baghdad has advised its citizens that the US Government has received credible threats of possible attacks on hotels in Baghdad frequented by Westerners. The level of our advice is unchanged. We continue to advise you not to visit Iraq, including Iraqi Kurdistan. If you choose to visit in spite of our strong advice, ensure you take appropriate security precautions.

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Cook Islands

14 Dec 2016 03:10:08 GMT

New helmet legislation requires anyone riding a motorcycle, bicycle or scooter in the Cook Islands to wear an approved safety helmet. This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precaution in the Cook Islands.

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Kazakhstan

21 Feb 2017 23:27:07 GMT

As of 16 January 2017, the Government of Kazakhstan has cancelled its 'yellow' domestic terror threat level for the country. Remain vigilant in public places and follow the advice of local authorities (see Safety and security). This travel advice has been reviewed and updated. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Kazakhstan.

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Mauritania

01 Feb 2017 02:55:54 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Mauritania. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.                           

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Uruguay

21 Dec 2016 04:52:26 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Uruguay.

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Latvia

19 Dec 2016 06:17:51 GMT

​ This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Latvia.

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Turkmenistan

10 May 2017 02:04:40 GMT

​​The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Turkmenistan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Benin

25 Oct 2016 00:28:51 GMT

This advice contains new information about recent cases of cholera (see Health). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Benin.

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Mauritius

20 Oct 2016 00:49:03 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Mauritius.

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Côte d'Ivoire

16 May 2017 10:54:18 GMT

Protests by members of the armed forces, including the use of firearms, are taking place across the country including in the major cities of Abidjan, Bouaké, San Pedro and Daloa. Roads have been closed and casualties reported. Avoid military bases, large crowds and demonstrations. Monitor local media and follow instructions given by local authorities (see Safety and security).  We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Côte d'Ivoire overall. Higher levels apply in some regions.​

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Bolivia

10 Apr 2017 06:07:42 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Bolivia.

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Moldova

02 Nov 2016 05:11:56 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in Moldova.

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Indonesia

25 May 2017 02:01:26 GMT

Travellers are reminded of the ongoing high threat of a terrorist attack in Indonesia. On 24 May, a suspected suicide bombing took place at the Kampung Melayu bus terminal in East Jakarta killing a number of police officers and injuring bystanders. Be vigilant about your surroundings. Monitor the media for developments which may impact on your safety and security. The overall level of advice has not changed. We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali.                                   

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Peru

18 Mar 2017 03:10:14 GMT

Heavy rains, landslides and flooding have caused severe damage and disruption across Peru, including in normally dry coastal areas such as Lima. Cuts in water services are occurring in Lima and other parts of the country as water supply systems have been affected by landslides and overflowing rainwater.  Australians should monitor the media closely and follow the advice of local authorities (see Additional information). The level of the advice has not changed. We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Peru.

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Madagascar

15 May 2017 06:30:17 GMT

The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Madagascar. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Mali

24 Mar 2017 05:11:54 GMT

A State of Emergency remains in place (See Safety and security). We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to parts of southern Mali and not to travel to all other areas, including Bamako.  

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Hungary

03 Nov 2016 05:09:48 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Hungary.

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Cyprus

27 Mar 2017 23:16:22 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The overall level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Cyprus. 

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Poland

17 Jan 2017 02:34:47 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and reissued. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Poland.

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Laos

13 Feb 2017 01:05:28 GMT

​​Conditions for entering Thailand by land have changed (see Entry and Exit). We continue to recommend travellers not travel by road between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng and consider travel by air instead (see Safety and Security). We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Laos overall.

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Kenya

24 Apr 2017 06:18:55 GMT

General elections are scheduled to take place on 8 August. Primary elections will be held in April. Political rallies and protests are expected during the primaries and up to, and possibly beyond, the general elections. Avoid political rallies and protests as they may quickly turn violent. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Taiwan

16 May 2017 05:45:09 GMT

The 2017 Summer Universiade will take place in Taipei from 19 to 30 August 2017. If you are planning to attend any of the events related to the games, expect heightened security measures and traffic and pedestrian congestion which could result in transportation delays. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Taiwan. 

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Malawi

02 May 2017 04:27:30 GMT

This advice contains new information on obtaining a visa for Malawi (see Additional information).The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Malawi. 

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El Salvador

29 Nov 2016 00:11:39 GMT

This advice has been issued with information on the Canadian eTA. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in El Salvador.

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Libya

23 Jan 2017 00:11:17 GMT

This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to strongly advise Australians against all travel to Libya.

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Colombia

09 May 2017 00:06:15 GMT

​This advice has new information on border crossing at The Puente Internacional de Rumichaca between Colombia and Ecuador (See Entry and exit). We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Colombia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Ecuador

07 Apr 2017 01:56:46 GMT

This advice has information on demonstrations across Ecuador following the second round of Presidential elections on 2 April 2017 (see Safety and security). The overall level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Ecuador. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Belgium

17 May 2017 03:49:38 GMT

​​This advice has been reviewed and remains current. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Belgium overall.

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France

20 Apr 2017 22:25:25 GMT

A number of police officers have been shot in a suspected terrorist incident at a police checkpoint on the Champs-Élysées in central Paris on 20 April. One police officer is confirmed dead. Investigations are ongoing. Exercise heightened caution across France. The overall level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in France.  

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Yemen

10 Nov 2016 23:19:24 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of this advice has not changed. The ongoing political instability and dangerous security situation present a significant risk to foreigners in Yemen. We continue to advise Australians not to travel to Yemen, including the island of Socotra.

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Greece

12 Feb 2017 23:27:28 GMT

The travel for Greece has been reviewed and ​remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Greece.

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Jordan

22 Mar 2017 03:31:02 GMT

The Arab Summit and associated meetings will be held in Jordan from 29 to 30 March. The Dead Sea resort area (northern part of the Dead Sea) and the main highway next to the Dead Sea hotels will be closed to the public from 21 to 30 March. Expect disruptions. The level of this advice is unchanged. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Jordan.

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Germany

06 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and updated. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Germany, and be aware of the increased threat of terrorism.

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Qatar

23 Mar 2017 02:26:40 GMT

This advice has new information on when you can use an emergency passport. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Qatar.

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Iran

25 Nov 2016 02:11:33 GMT

This advice has been updated with information on having sufficient cash for your stay (See Money and Valuables). The level of advice has not changed. We advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Iran overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

15 May 2017 04:20:50 GMT

On 12 May 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that cases of Ebola had been identified in Bas-Uélé. The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ministry of Health, with WHO support, is investigating these cases. The level of the travel advice has not changed. We continue to advise against all travel to the provinces of Maniema, Tanganyika, Bas-Uélé, Haut-Uélé, Kasai, Kasai Central and Kasai Oriental due to ongoing armed conflict and the threat of kidnapping. We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to other parts of the DRC due to the unpredictable security situation, ongoing armed conflict and the very high level of violent crime.

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Myanmar

12 Dec 2016 01:36:25 GMT

Curfews are in place in parts of northern Rakhine State following armed clashes in October 2016. You should follow all instructions issued by local authorities (see Safety and security). The Myanmar Government has placed restrictions on movement in the area. Overall, the level of the advice for Myanmar has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Myanmar overall and to reconsider travel to most of Rakhine State. Higher and lower levels apply in some parts of the country.  

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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

29 Apr 2017 11:32:43 GMT

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted underground nuclear tests and continues to conduct ballistic missile tests, further aggravating the already tense situation on the Peninsula. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to the DPRK.

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Belarus

02 Feb 2017 23:17:09 GMT

Australians may be eligible for a five day visa-free entry into Belarus from 12 February 2017. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Belarus.

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Palau

05 Dec 2016 22:23:05 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise you to exercise normal safety precautions in Palau.

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Montenegro

20 Feb 2017 00:22:19 GMT

​This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Montenegro. ​

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Swaziland

28 Apr 2017 05:49:16 GMT

This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Swaziland.

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Legal obligations for inbound tour operators to Queensland ..


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Law reform


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Consumer rights


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Law and justice


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Occupational health and safety


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Tourism & travel (Victoria Online)


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Family law


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State tourism and travel links


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Trade, import and export


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OHS (workplace health and safety)


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Passport and visa Information


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Tourist information


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Child sex tourism


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Tourists

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Customs and quarantine for migrants


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Pollution and waste management


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A FAIR GO FOR TOURISTS


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Legislation


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Financial regulation


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Tourism


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Crime


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Courts and tribunals


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Energy


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Departments


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Intellectual property


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State law and justice links


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Small business


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Australians overseas


Going overseas. Leaving Australia to travel or relocate can affect financial support, medical and separated family arrangements.


Legal services


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Adrian Williams - The Australian Consumer Law


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Justices of the Peace


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Backpackers (Victoria Online)


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Police services


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Public and private transport


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Roads


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Building and construction Industry


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Statistics


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GST - travel agents and commissions


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Health insurance


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