Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Before you go on a cruise, make sure you take steps to be prepared, and reduce your risks of things going wrong.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.