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Which countries have reciprocal health care agreements with Australia?


Visitors are permitted to bring reasonable quantities of prescribed (non-narcotic) medications. All should be clearly labelled and identifiable. For large quantities it is advisable to bring a doctor's certificate to produce to Customs if necessary, and to an Australian doctor if required. All medication must be carried in personal hand luggage. Local pharmacies, called 'chemists' can fill most prescriptions - which must be written by an Australian-registered doctor



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