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Family travel

Dr Matthew Cardone – Doctor from Tweed Heads   My family and I travel regularly to an island in South West Fiji called Tavarua. It’s a magic island, shaped like a love heart. Tavarua is primarily set up for surfers. It is close to not one but two world-class reef breaks nearby – drawing surfers […]

Travelling with Kids

Dr Douglas Randell, TMA Member in Canberra   The thought of travelling with kids may provoke anxiety for many parents, but well-planned trips are very safe. While travel immunisation is essential, kids are more likely to be injured in accidents, than they are to become sick with serious infections. It is well worth putting some […]

Immunisation – Children and Travel

… Prepared by TMA Member Yeppoon, Qld: Dr Julie Burke Travelling with children can be very rewarding. People of all ages and cultures are drawn especially towards children, often making the family travel experience especially fulfilling. Travelling with children does, however, pose some extra challenges. Ensuring optimum preventative care with pre travel vaccinations can eliminate some […]

Travelling Children

Travelling Children Some recent studies have documented the likelihood of illness in children travellers. They reported roughly one in 3 children who travel abroad, will acquire a travel-related illness. Diarrhoea, feverish illness, skin conditions, and respiratory problems were the most common. Infected insect bites and sunburn also rated a special mention. Risk varied by age groups […]