Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
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If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our 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.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.