Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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From 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU ('Brexit'). There will be a transition period until 31 December 2020, while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements. If you are an Australian living or working in, or travelling to, the UK or the EU nothing will change in the transition period during 2020, including visa arrangements. This also applies to Australian-British dual nationals.
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.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
Find out what to do if you’re travelling overseas there's a disaster, terrorist incident, demonstration or other crisis nearby.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.