Health and safety information for backpackers travelling Australia

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Health and safety in Australia

Travel insurance

Backpacker travel insurance - designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and activities such as skiing and snowboarding

Recommended vaccinations

See what vaccinations are recommended by the World Health Organisation for travel in Australia

Accessing healthcare in Australia

Information about how you can access relevant healthcare while you are travelling in Australia

Medical Kit

It is always good to carry a small medical kit with you on your travels. Here are some ideas of what to include in your kit.

Environmental hazards in Australia

Find out some of the more common hazards you could face while travelling around Australia and what are some of the basic precautions you can take to minimise or avoid them

Crime in Australia

Although it is one of the safest countries in the world to travel around, there are still some basic precautions you should consider

Public toilets in Australia

All you need to know about accessing public toilets in Australia

Remote travel in Australia

If you are planning on travelling to remote parts of Australia, there are some general precautions you should consider