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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories. It also explains the difference between our travel advice and the COVID-19 related travel bans.
There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
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.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.