When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
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