Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions
There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.
The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.
Actions to Take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists
- Review your personal security plans.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
- See the State Department’s travel website for Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Information for Australia
- U.S. Consulates General in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth
- U.S. State Department – Consular Affairs: 1-888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive travel and security updates
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