Aussie school leavers love to go overseas to celebrate the end of their studies. Our tips will help keep you safe.
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Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
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.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
Anyone travelling to Australia from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will be required to undertake COVID-19 testing within 48 hours before travelling to Australia.