Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
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In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
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.
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All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.