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Terrorism remains a threat to Australians living and travelling overseas. Before you travel overseas, it's important to understand the risk of terrorism worldwide.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
What to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been a hurricane, tornado or other severe weather incident in or near your location.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).