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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
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.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).