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.
Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.
Advice for Australians overseas who are trying to return home to Australia.
COVID-19-related information for Australians and permanent residents in Australia who want to go overseas.
Travel zones are routes of travel that have eased COVID-19 border restrictions, either in Australia, in the destination, or both.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.