Declared terrorist acts

The Prime Minister must formally declare an attack to be a terrorist act for the purposes of this payment.

This payment has been declared for the following terrorist acts:

The claiming period has closed for the following previously declared terrorist attacks unless special circumstances apply. Please call the Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Hotline on 1800 040 226 to discuss your special circumstances:

  • 2001 US September 11 attacks
  • 2002 May Karachi attack
  • 2002 Bali bombings
  • 2004 Jakarta bombing
  • 2005 Bali bombings
  • 2005 London bombings
  • 2006 Egypt bombings
  • 2008 Mumbai attacks
  • 2009 Jakarta hotel bombings
  • 2013 Nairobi armed assault
  • 2015 November Paris attacks
  • 2016 March Brussels attacks
  • July 2016 Nice, France attack
  • December 2016 Berlin attack
  • March 2017 London attack
  • 2017 Stockholm, Manchester, Baghdad and London (3 June) attacks
  • August 2017 Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, attacks
  • 2017 London (15 September 2017) attack - Parsons Green
  • 2019 January Nairobi attack
  • March 2019 Christchurch attacks
  • April 2019 Sri Lanka attacks.

Past Overseas Incidents comprising the following terrorist attacks:

  • September 2001 Istanbul, Turkey bombing
  • March 2002 Islamabad, Pakistan attack
  • March 2003 Khormal, Iraq bombing
  • May 2003 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia bombings
  • July 2003 Baghdad, Iraq arms assault
  • August 2003 Jakarta, Indonesia bombing
  • August 2003 Baghdad, Iraq bombing
  • November 2003 Istanbul, Turkey bombing
  • February 2004 Thaloqan near Kandahar, Afghanistan arms assault
  • May 2004 Yanbu’ al Bahr, Saudi Arabia arms assault
  • May 2004 Al-Khubar, Saudi Arabia armed assault
  • October 2005 Delhi, India bombings
  • September 2006 Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan bombing
  • August 2007 Hyderabad, India attacks
  • April 2008 Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan arms assault
  • December 2010 Varanasi, India bombing
  • August 2011 Quetta, Pakistan bombing
  • December 2011 - March 2013 Mindanao, Philippines kidnapping
  • August 2013 Tripoli, Lebanon bombings
  • September 2014 Kabul, Afghanistan kidnapping
  • March 2015 Tunis, Tunisia arms assault.

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