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You can't work in Indonesia unless you have the appropriate visa.

If you breach Indonesian immigration regulations, you can be fined, jailed, deported or banned from re-entry.

You can either: Declare cash in excess of 100,000,000 Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) (around AU,000) on arrival and departure.

Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali, Jakarta and Lombok, because of the high threat of terrorist attack.

If you have a criminal record, you may be refused entry to Indonesia, regardless of how long ago the offence took place.

If you're concerned about being denied entry, contact an Embassy or Consulate of Indonesia before departing for Indonesia.

Security at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta and at the Consulates-General in Bali, Makassar and Surabaya remains at a high level.

Groups linked to or inspired by conflict in Iraq and Syria have anti-Western motivations.

Since 2010, police have disrupted terrorist groups in: Be vigilant in places of worship, especially at gatherings during periods of religious significance.

Examples: 20 Bali bombings; 2004 bomb attack outside the Australian Embassy in Jakarta. Examples: 2009 bombing at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and JW Marriott Hotel in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta; 2003 attack on JW Marriott Hotel.

Attacks have targeted Indonesian government facilities, including police stations and checkpoints.

We continue to receive information indicating that terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia.

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