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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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Simplified Chinese (领事服务).
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
No matter who you are, where you're going and what you're doing, get travel insurance. Learn how to choose a policy that's right for you.