This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
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Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
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 getting legally married overseas.
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.
Volunteering overseas can be a rewarding experience. Read our advice on how to prepare before you go, and stay safe and healthy while you're away.