Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.
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.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.