Australian Embassy

Travel Advice

Travel Advice

Information about possible risks overseas are contained in the Department's travel advisories. These and other travel tips to help you better prepare for your overseas trip can be found on the Smartraveller website

Click on the following links to view the latest travel advisories on:

China                Other countries

You can also subscribe to automatically receive email updates each time we change our travel advisories.

Changes to Smartraveller

Smartraveller has the latest, authoritative travel advice so you can be informed and prepared about overseas travel. Subscribe to receive travel advice updates - by simply supplying your name and email address – straight to your inbox.


You can now also subscribe to the new SMS service - by supplying your mobile number – to receive critical alerts in the event of a crisis overseas.


In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.


Visit to subscribe or connect with Smartraveller on Facebook and Twitter.

Other Information

For other information on China visit the Department of Foreign Affairs website: China Information