Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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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.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
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.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.