A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
The Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.