Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Medical tourism is when you go overseas for medical treatment. Before you go, gather the information you need. Make informed choices about your medical procedure.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
Getting medical assistance overseas can be challenging and expensive, especially in an emergency. Read our advice on what to do when when you need help.