Terrorism remains a threat to Australians living and travelling overseas. Before you travel overseas, it's important to understand the risk of terrorism worldwide.
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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.