Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
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Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's a demonstration nearby. Learn how, where and when to get help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Crises that affect a large number of Australians overseas usually require a response beyond our normal consular services.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
If you're going overseas to get married, you may need a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI) to prove you're free to marry.
Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.