Most of the time a camping trip around areas of Australia will go off without any problems. However, there can be times when something will happen and since medical care can be far away you will want to have some supplies with you. It is a good idea to take along a first aid kit and have it with your camper trailer or stuck in a corner of your rooftop tent. A smaller one for hiking and other events that you can carry with you is a great idea too.
You can purchase first aid kits that are completely stocked with all you need. The other option if for you to create one of your own. Make sure you have some cream for itching, antibiotic gel for cuts, bandages, wraps, sterile gloves, and burn gel. Bring along aspirin, common medicines that your family uses for ailments, and even flares in case you need someone to find where you are at.
Those are some of the items that you may need to use while you are camping.
Even if it isn’t someone that is with you that gets hurt, it could be another camper that you see. With a well stocked first aid kit you can be there to help them out as well. They may not have supplies and yours will surely be able to help them get the care they need until they reach a medical facility.
No one wants to think about accidents happening when they are out there camping and having a great time. They can happen though and the outcome can often depend on if first aid supplies are readily offered or not. Most of the time the problem can be very quickly resolved and then the person is back on their way to having fun around the campsite.
This is one type of item you don’t want to be out there without though. Being a responsible camper means you have what you must in order to take care of problems that can come up. A sprained ankle for example can feel much better with an Ace bandage around it versus being without any support offered on it.
Any time you use your first aid kit that you take with you camping in Australia you will want to replenish your supplies. That way it is fully stocked the next time that you go somewhere. Most of the time those items are going to remain untouched. However, the one time you do need them it will be well worth that you have invested in terms of money and time to bring them along.