Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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.
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.
If you're going overseas to get married, you may need a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI) to prove you're free to marry.
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.