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.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
What to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been a hurricane, tornado or other severe weather incident in or near your location.
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.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's a demonstration nearby. Learn how, where and when to get help.