Armed conflict can escalate rapidly, making the security situation volatile and becoming a threat to your safety. Read our advice on how to stay safe.
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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.
Find out what to do if you’re travelling overseas there's a disaster, terrorist incident, demonstration or other crisis nearby.
Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
In the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in or near your location, you may require assistance. Read this page to see where to get help.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's a demonstration nearby. Learn how, where and when to get help.