Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
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.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
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Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.