The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
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This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.