Healthcare in Australia follows Western practices with advanced medical resources widely available. We do recommend, however, that all travellers be in good health prior to undertaking any strenuous travel.
From late October to early May, venomous box jellyfish are present in the coastal waters of northern Australia. They are also found around many of the Queensland islands. They are rarely found on the Outer Barrier Reef.
Drinking water from the tap is safe throughout Australia. Bottled drinking water is also available in every hotel room.