A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
Search SmartravellerBrowse destinations
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
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.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas there's been a terrorist attack in or near your location. Learn how to stay safe, avoid danger, and get help.