A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
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.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
From 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU ('Brexit'). There will be a transition period until 31 December 2020, while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements. If you are an Australian living or working in, or travelling to, the UK or the EU nothing will change in the transition period during 2020, including visa arrangements. This also applies to Australian-British dual nationals.