Travel advice

See the travel advice below if you have recently arrived or returned from overseas travel, or are intending to travel.

Returning from travel

Have you recently arrived or returned from overseas? Do you have a fever, a bad cough, difficulties breathing or do you otherwise feel unwell?

Please see a doctor about your symptoms. When seeing your doctor, immediately tell them about your symptoms and that you have just been overseas.

Regarding any flu like symptoms upon return from areas of risk, call a doctor or contact healthdirect on 1800 022 222.

Intending to travel

Intending to travel?

Many countries have now experienced outbreaks of the H1N1 influenza strain, including Australia.


Read the World Health Organisation recommendations relating to travellers coming from and going to countries experiencing influenza outbreaks: