Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
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The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
Getting medical assistance overseas can be challenging and expensive, especially in an emergency. Read our advice on what to do when when you need help.