Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.