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Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe in if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
The information will help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families during this difficult time.