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.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
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.
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.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise in Australia.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.