Terrorism remains a threat to Australians living and travelling overseas. Before you travel overseas, it's important to understand the risk of terrorism worldwide.
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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.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.