The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's (DFAT) Smartraveller website provides current advice on staying healthy overseas. Information is provided on pre-departure health checks and vaccinations, medication and potential health risks such as animal-origin influenza viruses (avian or swine). Refer to smartraveller.gov.au for further information.
The Workplace Health and Safety Team encourage all travellers to register their travel plans with smartraveller.gov.au before leaving Australia. The information provided will assist the DFAT to contact or find you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or family emergency.
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Updated: 26 November 2013