Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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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.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
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.
You're responsible for your finances overseas. If you run out of money while you're away, find out what options are available.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.