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“The failings are dramatic”: Further security flaws leave Australia’s vaccination certificates open to forgery

Another tech-savvy Aussie has pointed out how easy it is to forge the government’s vax certificates, which could be a big problem for domestic and, potentially, international travel.

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Destinations

Aussie travellers will need a visa waiver to travel Europe in 2022

Post-pandemic travel is going to look very different from what we’ve become accustomed to. Exhibit A: this new requirement for Aussies seeking a European jaunt.

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Aviation

Security ramps up for US-bound flights

Do you love long airport lines and tedious security checks? Well boy, do we have some good news for you. Everyone else, apologies.

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Technology

How to ensure you’re not travel’s next hacking victim

After yesterday’s hacking scandal story, Tramada has some advice to up your tech security. Sadly, they declined our request for life advice as well.

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Aviation

Dog shot dead at Auckland Airport after causing delays

by Daisy Melwani

Hold on to your four-legged-furry-friends, particularly when travelling. In sad news, a poor canine was shot dead for running about – much like dogs do.

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Aviation

Airline passenger data to aid fight against terror

by RAW

A new deal has been welcomed as a “precious tool” to strengthen European security.

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Aviation

Airport sniffer dogs fail drugs test

by RAW

A team of sniffer dogs at a British airport have proved adept at discovering small amounts of cheese and sausages but not so good at finding smuggled drugs.

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Destinations

France tourism up despite Paris attacks

by AP

France retained its tourism appeal in 2015 despite the two deadly attacks in Paris in January and November.

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Destinations

Vanuatu out of tsunami danger following earthquake

by AAP

Officials have wound back an initial tsunami threat issued after a large earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu.

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Aviation

Brussels airport gets go-ahead to reopen

by DPA

After suicide bombing attacks last week, the airport has the green light to reopen but no date has been set for flights to resume.

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Tourism

How you can stop the terrorists

by Richie Kenzie

New airport security measures are coming and patience is your weapon in fighting terrorism

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Destinations

Turkey tourism slumps 10% after attacks

by Nevzat Devranoglu and Can Sezer - RAW

The number of foreign visitors going to Turkey fell 10 per cent in February, the biggest drop in a decade, amid security concerns.

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