Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
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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.
Read general travel advice in Traditional Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Services Charter in Traditional Chinese (領事服務 憲章).
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.