Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
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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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.