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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There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Traditional Chinese (中文繁體).
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Services Charter in Traditional Chinese (領事服務 憲章).