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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Terrorism remains a threat to Australians living and travelling overseas. Before you travel overseas, it's important to understand the risk of terrorism worldwide.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
What to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been a hurricane, tornado or other severe weather incident in or near your location.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).