The Consular Services Charter outlines the consular services and assistance provided by the Australian Government to travellers overseas. Read the Charter to understand how we can and can't help.
Following a number of eruptions on 4 December 2022, Indonesia has increased the alert for Mount Semeru near Lumajang City, East Java, to the highest level of Level IV (Beware). Some villages have been evacuated and an exclusion zone continues to apply. Avoid the area and follow the advice of local authorities.
Do you need a document legalised, or a Certificate of No Impediment for your upcoming marriage? The Australian Government can provide some notarial services.
If you're going overseas, travel insurance is as important as a passport. If you can't afford travel insurance, you can't afford to travel. Read our advice, and download the CHOICE travel insurance guide before you go.
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No matter why or where you're travelling overseas, there remains a threat of terrorism. You may not want to think about it, but the better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be. Learn more about how to reduce your risks while travelling.
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