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What to do if you're overseas and lose or damage your property.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
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 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Simplified Chinese (中文 简体).