Information on biosecurity processes and border controls before and after your arrival in Australia.
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The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
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.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.