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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.
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.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.