A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
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.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Medical tourism is when you go overseas for medical treatment. Before you go, gather the information you need. Make informed choices about your medical procedure.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.