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Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe in if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
Handy checklist to tell you what you need to do before you head off on your trip.
The information will help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families during this difficult time.