Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
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.