In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.
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.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.