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.
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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
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.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's a demonstration nearby. Learn how, where and when to get help.