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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Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.