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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).