A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
Read general travel advice for your community, in your language.
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.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.