Smartraveller: The Australian Government's travel advisory and consular assistance service
Latest travel advice updates
- Tanzania - updated 13 December 2013
- Palau - updated 12 December 2013
- Brazil - updated 12 December 2013
- South Sudan - updated 11 December 2013
- Iraq - updated 11 December 2013
- Burundi - updated 11 December 2013
Latest travel bulletin updates
- The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is inviting public input into the development of a Consular Strategy for the period 2014-16. Public submissions can be made until 31 January 2014.
- Natalie Hensby, a young Aussie who was pulled unconscious and seriously injured from the water after a horrifying boat crash in Thailand, features in our latest Smartraveller TV ad. Thanks to her comprehensive travel insurance she received the best possible medical care and made a full recovery. “Travel insurance didn’t just save me $100 000, it saved my life”.
- Are you (or your kids) heading overseas celebrate the end of school? Whether planning to party or volunteer, take a look at our Schoolies/Leavers page to find out what you should know and do before you go.
- Volunteering overseas can be a very rewarding experience. Take a look at our tips for ensuring your volunteering experience is safe ethical and worthwhile.
- Our advice on partying safely overseas has been updated. Take a look at our latest tips for staying safe and keeping out of trouble.
- Smartraveller is now on Twitter! Follow us for travel advice updates and other hot tips for staying safe and well overseas. You can also join us on Facebook and check out our videos on YouTube.