Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
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.