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We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Indonesia. There’s a continuing high risk of terrorist attack, including over Christmas. Terrorists have in the past targeted places of worship. Expect increased security. Be alert and subscribe for updates.
Holidays don't always go as planned. If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as a passport. It's really that simple. If you're going overseas, even to London or just visiting family, it's your responsibility to get travel insurance...
The Australian Government provides consular services for Australians while overseas. While we no longer ask you to register your overseas travel with us, our embassies and consulates can provide emergency assistance in a crisis.
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There’s currently an active measles outbreak in a number of Pacific countries, including Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand.
Christmas overseas can be a great experience. We want to make sure you don’t miss out on the festive fun. The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be. Many Australians travel to Europe or North America for a winter Christmas; others head to South East Asia or the Pacific for the sun. Wherever you’re going there are some risks that are greater at Christmas.
The Australian Passport Office issues passports to Australian citizens in Australia and overseas under the Australian Passports Act 2005 and related laws.
You may need to get a visa to enter a foreign country. For some countries you must apply in advance. In other countries you can apply on arrival.
Keep yourself healthy while you're travelling by making sure your vaccinations are up to date before you go.