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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.