Australia health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Australia. There is no risk of yellow fever in Australia. It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots. Dengue cases have been reported in Australia. Australia is part of Oceania with main city at Canberra. Its Developed country with a population of 24M people. The main currency is Australian Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
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Health Regulations

๐Ÿš‘ Required health regulations for Australia

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in Australia. The government of Australia requires proof of yellow fever vaccination from travellers 1 year of age or older who are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever, including transit in an airport located in a country with risk of yellow fever. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDC Yellow Fever Advice.

๐Ÿ’Š Recommended health regulations for Australia

  • It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

  • As hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A, travellers should consult with their doctor prior to travel to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is necessary.

  • A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

  • Travellers may need a Japanese Encephalitis vaccination depending on their travel plans, particularly if they will be in Australia longer than a month or plan to visit rural areas or spend significant time outdoors. Consultation with a doctor regarding this vaccination should be sought prior to travel. For further information on this recommendation, please visitย the CDCย Japanese Encephalitis Advice.

  • A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

๐Ÿฅ General health regulations for Australia

  • Dengue cases have been reported in Australia. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue Advice.

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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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