Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.