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This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
Getting medical assistance overseas can be challenging and expensive, especially in an emergency. Read our advice on what to do when when you need help.
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