Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
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.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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.
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.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. We've prepared these pages with advice for what to do.