Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
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Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
Tropical storms and tornadoes are serious risks in some destinations. In others, it's severe winter or summer weather you need to prepare for.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and a volcano has erupted in or near your location. Learn how and where to get help.
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.