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Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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.
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.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.