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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.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
No matter who you are, where you're going and what you're doing, get travel insurance. Learn how to choose a policy that's right for you.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
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.