A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
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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If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.
See general travel advice before you go. Learn about travel during COVID-19, laws, insurance, dual citizenship, getting help overseas and more.