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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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.