31 January 2015
This Advice was last issued on Saturday, 31 January 2015.
The Narok-Masaai Mara road was blocked near the town of Narok, for several hours on Thursday 29 January due to demonstrations. There is potential for further demonstrations. You should seek advice from your tour operator, monitor the media and avoid demonstrations (see under Safety and Security). The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya overall, but to reconsider their need to travel to Nairobi and Mombasa.
30 January 2015
This Advice was last issued on Friday, 30 January 2015.
Local authorities may demand urine samples from individuals suspected of taking illegal drugs (see under Laws) and the Australian consulate in Phuket has reopened (see under Where to get help). The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Thailand overall. We continue to strongly advise Australians against travel to the southern provinces of Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla due to high levels of ongoing violence in these areas.