Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
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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.
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Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
Many Australians hold two or more nationalities. If you're travelling to the country of your other nationality, find out how your citizenship can impact you.
Anyone travelling to Australia from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will be required to undertake COVID-19 testing within 48 hours before travelling to Australia.
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