If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
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In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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.
Providing consular assistance to Australians overseas is a core function. We are required to collect, use and disclose an individuals’ personal information.