This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
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Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
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.
Explore this page for travel health advice for Australians travelling overseas. Your health is your responsibility, and prevention is better than cure.