Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
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Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
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.
Terrorism remains a threat to Australians living and travelling overseas. Before you travel overseas, it's important to understand the risk of terrorism worldwide.
Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.