Smartraveller https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/rss en webmaster@dfat.gov.au Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011 60 zcms New Zealand https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/new-zealand There&#039;s an outbreak of measles in New Zealand. Make sure your vaccinations are up to date before you go. Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 35631aa7-3853-44d8-91e4-5e4f5ee4a872 New Zealand 1/5 Exercise normal safety precautions Cook Islands https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/cook-islands We&#039;ve reviewed our travel advice for the Cook Islands.<br /> Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller f1077104-26d4-4a8d-8da6-914ed610f998 Cook Islands 1/5 Exercise normal safety precautions South Africa https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/south-africa We&#039;ve reviewed our travel advice for South Africa and added new information under Entry and exit conditions. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller f0fd2d28-5c75-4cf7-aa2f-1522c0b19360 South Africa 2/5 Exercise a high degree of caution Samoa https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/samoa There&#039;s a measles epidemic in Samoa. All government offices will be closed on 5 and 6 December to assist with mass measles vaccinations. This won&#039;t affect the airport, seaports or other essential services operations. Some tourist services may be limited. If you&#039;re visiting Samoa make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date and your travel insurance covers medical evacuations. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller 680b5dce-1d24-4b00-985d-47974c6f42b6 Samoa 1/5 Exercise normal safety precautions Myanmar https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/myanmar On 26 November 2019 a foreign tourist was killed by a landmine while travelling outside Hsipaw town. Do not travel to northern Shan State, including to Hsipaw. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller 52713dd9-36a5-4c83-a261-71172e6275cc Myanmar 2/5 Exercise a high degree of caution Strikes in France https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/strikes-france <p>From Thursday 5 December large-scale strike action is planned to take place across France. The strike could continue beyond 5 December.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:02:40 +1100 Smartraveller b8dd9329-8662-4dde-aace-8a690c430709 Bolivia https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/americas/bolivia While political and social tensions continue, the situation in Bolivia is now relatively calm. Accordingly, we have lowered our level of advice to exercise a high degree of caution. Large-scale political demonstrations could occur with little warning and may result in violence and disruptions to transport routes. Pay close attention to your personal security at all times. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller 185d6ee3-15a7-4ca8-9a61-61b1383bcd66 Bolivia 2/5 Exercise a high degree of caution Mozambique https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/mozambique We&#039;ve reviewed our travel advice for Mozambique and have added new information on safety. There is a kidnapping risk in parts of Mozambique.<br /> <br /> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller e4b98472-0fd6-4bc4-98b2-450a139163d9 Mozambique 2/5 Exercise a high degree of caution France https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/france Large-scale strike action across France began on 5 December and may continue for some time. Expect demonstrations and significant disruption to public transport, train, air and other public services. Avoid protests and demonstrations, monitor local media and check with your travel provider before travelling. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller 419f7645-66b1-4b92-914b-3d086ad2d0a5 France 2/5 Exercise a high degree of caution Tropical Cyclone Rita near Vanuatu https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/tropical-cyclone-rita-near-vanuatu <p>Tropical Cyclone Rita may affect the northern parts of Vanuatu, including Torba, Sanma and Penama provinces, from today. Follow local sources of information and any instructions issued by local authorities.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:15:10 +1100 Smartraveller ce4c44c3-5fc8-4c7d-b9fa-036f0ae1ea9c