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.
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Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.