Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Read general travel advice in Simplified Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
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.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.