Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
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Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
In the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in or near your location, you may require assistance. Read this page to see where to get help.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. We've prepared these pages with advice for what to do.
Read what to do if you're overseas and have been scammed. Know what to do and where to get help.
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.