Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
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Aussie school leavers love to go overseas to celebrate the end of their studies. Our tips will help keep you safe.
The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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.
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.