A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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What to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been a hurricane, tornado or other severe weather incident in or near your location.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.