This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
Search SmartravellerBrowse destinations
There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
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.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. We've prepared these pages with advice for what to do.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.