Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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.
Learn about travelling overseas with a mental health condition. Read our advice on what you can do to reduce the risk of having problems while you're away.
Wherever you’re going overseas, there remains a threat of terrorism. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world, and they target both locals and foreign tourists. Learn more about how to reduce your risks while travelling.
Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
Explore this page for travel health advice for Australians travelling overseas. Your health is your responsibility, and prevention is better than cure.
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.