Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
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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.
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.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community.