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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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
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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.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.