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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The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's a demonstration nearby. Learn how, where and when to get help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Crises that affect a large number of Australians overseas usually require a response beyond our normal consular services.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.