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Additional security measures in place at airports.

From 4 August adjusted security measures are being applied at the following airports: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Cairns, the Gold Coast, and Hobart.

These measures maintain an increased level of security, but will cause less delay for travellers.

Passengers are advised to follow the advice of their airline for how early they should arrive at the airport.

Allow plenty of time to clear security and check-in procedures.

Please cooperate with the guidance and directions from airport security guards and screening officers.

Events around the world continue to remind us about the importance of aviation security. Security measures are in place to ensure the safety and security of all travellers.

If you are planning to travel on an aircraft, it is important to be aware of the security measures in place. TravelSECURE provides a range of advice and tips to help you prepare for your journey and clear security checks quickly and easily. All travellers are required to undergo security screening at Australian airports.

Prior to your departure you can also confirm what security checks that apply to you by checking with your airline or airport of the country that you are travelling from.

Plan ahead… prepare for your next journey and ease your travel experience.

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