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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
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.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.