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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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
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.
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.
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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.