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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Aussie school leavers love to go overseas to celebrate the end of their studies. Our tips will help keep you safe.
Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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.
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.