NEDLANDS: 2/141 Stirling Highway


FREMANTLE: 85 South St, Beaconsfield


NEDLANDS: 2/141 Stirling Highway


FREMANTLE: 85 South St, Beaconsfield

Travel Alerts
We all love to travel to distant and interesting destinations. At times this means we may find ourselves affected by issues beyond our control. Below are a few of the current international health alerts. For safe travel we always advise registering your itinerary on the Smart Traveller website and subscribing to the destination specific alert emails it offers.


  • China – Coronavirus

    The situation with the Novel Coronavirus is very dynamic. We have been following it since it started as a small cluster of cases at a local fish market in Wuhan in late December, but has now evolved into something very different, particularly for travel to...

  • Sri Lanka – Dengue Fever

    Over 48,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Sri Lanka since 1st October 2019, a significant increase in incidence. Travellers should observe strict mosquito avoidance measures, particularly during daylight hours.

  • Solomon Islands – proof of measles vaccination required

    As a result of recent outbreaks of measles in various countries, the Solomon Islands’ will be requiring arriving travellers from/via American Samoa, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Philippines, Samoa, or Tonga to show proof of measles vaccination, effective December 28th 2019. Vaccination needs to have been at...

  • Samoa – Measles epidemic (state of emergency declared)

    The government of Samoa have declared a one-month state of emergency as of 15 November 2019 and proof of immunity to measles is required in order to enter the country.  This is in response to a measles epidemic the country is currently experiencing that has...

  • Fiji – Measles

    Like many destinations around the world, Fiji is currently experiencing an outbreak of measles. All travellers, regardless of destination, should ensure they have had two measles/mumps/rubella vaccines.

  • Philippines – Diphtheria increase

    Authorities are reporting a significant increase in the incidence of diphtheria in the Philippines, with around 200 cases being reported since January 2019. All travellers should be up to date with immunisation against diphtheria, which should include having had their primary course and then a...

  • Nepal – Scrub typhus

    Health Authorities in Nepal are reporting a significant increase in the incidence of Scrub Typhus, with around 135 cases currently being diagnosed weekly. Areas of concern include Kathmandu and Provinces 3, 5 and Sudurpaschim. Scrub typhus is caused by a bacteria called Orientia tsutsugamushi and...

  • Pakistan – drug resistant typhoid fever

    The first case of Extensively Drug Resistant (XDR) Typhoid Fever in Australia was recently discovered in a young child returning to Sydney after visiting family in Pakistan. Typhoid Fever is a Salmonella illness picked up through ingestion of contaminated food and water. There are currently...

  • Nepal – Dengue Fever

    There has been an outbreak of dengue fever across Nepal, including in Kathmandu and the popular Chitwan National Park area. Travellers are advised to adopt mosquito avoidance precautions at all times.

  • South Korea – Hepatitis A

    Nearly 13,000 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported since January of this year throughout South Korea, according to their Ministry of Health. Travellers to South Korea are recommended to have a Hepatitis A vaccine prior to departure and maintain strict food and hygiene precautions.

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