All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
A handy checklist to tell you what you need to do before you head off on your trip.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Arabic (العربية).
Information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families when someone is arrested overseas.
Advice for victim/survivors who have been sexually assaulted while overseas.
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.