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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.
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.
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.
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 adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.