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Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
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.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.