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Smart Travel Update, August 31

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Tanzania
High degree of caution
30 August 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tanzania.

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Indonesia
High degree of caution
30 August 2018
We continue to receive information indicating terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia. Due to heightened security concerns, Australian officials in Surabaya are currently adopting enhanced security measures and limiting their movements (See Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali and southern Lombok. Reconsider your need to travel to northern Lombok, the Gili Islands and Central Sulawesi and Papua provinces.
Region: Central Sulawesi and Papua provinces
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: northern Lombok and the Gili Islands
Reconsider your need to travel

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Seychelles
Exercise normal safety precautions
30 August 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Seychelles.

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Smart Travel Update, August 23

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Pakistan
Reconsider your need to travel
23 August 2018
This advice has been updated with recent attacks in Pakistan. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
Region: Balochistan, Federally-Administered Tribal Areas
Do not travel
Region: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (excluding Chitral district)
Do not travel
Region: Border areas with Afghanistan and India (excluding Lahore, Wagah, Kasur, Narowal and Sialkot)
Do not travel
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Poland
Exercise normal safety precautions
23 August 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed . The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions.

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Indonesia

High degree of caution
23 August 2018
We continue to receive information indicating terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia. Due to heightened security concerns, staff at the Australian Consulate-General in Surabaya will not be attending an event at the Airlangga University in Surabaya on 23 August. Australian officials in Surabaya are currently adopting enhanced security measures and limiting their movements (See Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali and southern Lombok. Reconsider your need to travel to northern Lombok, the Gili Islands and Central Sulawesi and Papua provinces.
Region: Central Sulawesi and Papua provinces
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: northern Lombok and the Gili Islands
Reconsider your need to travel

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United States of America
Exercise normal safety precautions
23 August 2018
Hurricane Lane is approaching the Hawaiian Islands and is expected to bring severe weather across the chain of islands from Wednesday 22 August 2018 onwards. If you are in Hawaii, monitor local news and weather reports and follow the instructions of local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United States of America, including Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands. Reconsider your need to travel to the US Virgin Islands and the US territory of Puerto Rico.
Region: US Virgin Islands and US Territory of Puerto Rico
Reconsider your need to travel
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Smart Travel Update, August 12

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Romania
Exercise normal safety precautions
12 August 2018
In August 2018, anti-government protests turned violent in Bucharest. A large number of injuries were reported in clashes with the security forces. Further clashes could occur. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Romania.

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Uruguay
Exercise normal safety precautions
10 August 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Uruguay.

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Rwanda
High degree of caution
10 August 2018
This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Rwanda. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
Region: Within 10 kilometres of the border with Burundi
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: Within 10 kilometres of the border the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including towns of Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu
Reconsider your need to travel

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Bangladesh
Reconsider your need to travel
10 August 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Bangladesh.

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Smart Travel Update, August 6

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Afghanistan
Do not travel
03 August 2018
On 2 August, armed men abducted and later killed three foreign nationals in Kabul. We continue to see reports terrorists and criminal groups are planning to kidnap Westerners in Afghanistan, including in Kabul and surrounding districts. Journalists and those working for NGOs and foreign companies are kidnap targets. Foreign aid workers and journalists have been kidnapped and killed (See Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Afghanistan.

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Vanuatu
Exercise normal safety precautions
03 August 2018
Do not travel to the island of Ambae due to volcanic activity. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in Vanuatu.
Region: Ambae Island
Do not travel

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United Arab Emirates
Exercise normal safety precautions
03 August 2018
This travel advice includes information on local laws. Remember these apply to you – even if transiting. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Turkey
High degree of caution
03 August 2018
In mid-2018, Turkey lifted the state of emergency that had been in place since 2016. 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 apply in some parts of Turkey.
Region: Ankara and Istanbul
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: Provinces of Batman, Bingol, Bitlis, Diyarbakir Province, Gaziantep, Hakkari, Hatay, Kilis, Mardin, Sanliurfa, Siirt, Sirnak, Tunceli and Van
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: Areas within 10 kilometres of the border with Syria, Diyarbakir city
Do not travel

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Zimbabwe
High degree of caution
03 August 2018
Violent protests have occurred in Zimbabwe following recent elections. Police and military have increased their presence in the Harare central business district (CBD). Some businesses have closed temporarily. More protests may occur, particularly in the CBD. Be alert at all times, avoid political rallies and protests and monitor local media. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Zimbabwe.

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Smart Travel Update, August 2

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh
Reconsider your need to travel
02 August 2018
Student demonstrations resulting in violence have occurred across Dhaka and other districts, including along the main airport road. Expect significant traffic delays and disruptions. Protests and disruptions may continue. Monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Bangladesh.

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Smart Travel Update, July 27

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Mali

Do not travel
26 July 2018
Presidential elections will be held on 29 July 2018. Be alert in the lead up to and following the elections. The security situation throughout Mali will deteriorate with little warning. Avoid political rallies, protests and large gatherings. Monitor local media and other sources for developments which may affect your security. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to parts of southern Mali and do not travel to any other areas, including Bamako.
Region: Bamako, and areas north of the latitude of Diema
Do not travel
Region: Koulikoro, except the capital, Bamako
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: Kayes, Sikasso and the region of Segou south of the Niger River
Reconsider your need to travel
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Laos

Exercise normal safety precautions
25 July 2018
On 23 July 2018, a dam collapse in Attapeu Province released large volumes of water into the Xe Pian River in southern Laos. Due to recent extreme weather conditions rivers and waterways in many parts of Laos may reach dangerous levels in coming days. Monitor the media and follow instructions and advice of local authorities (See Natural disasters). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Laos overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
Region: Travel in Xaisomboun Province, east of Vang Vieng
Reconsider your need to travel

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Russia

High degree of caution
25 July 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Russia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
Region: Regions bordering the Ukrainian provinces of Donetsk, Lugansk and Kharkiv
Reconsider your need to travel
Region: North Caucasus
Do not travel

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Cuba

Exercise normal safety precautions
25 July 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cuba.

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