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This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.