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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.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
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.