Health & safety
Australians tend to have a very healthy and active lifestyle. Temperate weather and beautiful parks and beaches make this the perfect place for sports and leisure activities. However, there is a side to Australian life that you must be careful of - poisonous animals and the dangerous sun!
This section of the website shares information about general health and welfare, and gives advice on protecting you and your family in a climate and environment you may not be used to.
Visitng a dentist can be an expensive trip, so know what the
costs are, and plan in advance with medical insurance. Learn more
Smoking & Cigarettes
Only 20% of Australian smoke cigarettes. The laws are strict, and they cost a lot of money to purchase. Learn more
Infectious diseases are not common in Australia, but some do
exist. It is good to know where they are found. Learn
Australia is one of the safest places in the world, but nowhere
is perfect! Murder, theft, and assault does occur. Learn more
Public v. private health
Australia has both a public system and a private system for hospital care, and both are very good. Learn more