There is an ongoing hostage situation in Martin Place, Sydney.  Singaporeans in Sydney should take extra precaution for their personal safety and heed the advice of the local authorities. They should also follow the local news closely.  In addition, Singaporeans travelling to or residing in Sydney are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at to facilitate contact should the need arise.

Singaporeans who require consular assistance while in Sydney may contact our High Commission in Canberra or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:

High Commission of the Republic of Singapore – Australia
Address: 17 Forster Crescent, Yarralumla, ACT 2600 , Australia
Tel: +61 (2) 6271-2000
Emergency Contact: +61-414 733 944
Telefax: +61 (2) 6273-9823

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)
Tel: +65 6379 8800, 6379 8855
Fax: 6476 7302

Singaporeans are advised to purchase comprehensive travel and medical insurance. They should check with their respective insurers if in doubt on the terms and conditions of their insurance coverage.