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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.
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.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.
Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community.
This page provides information on the DFAT COVID-19 registration portal. Read on to learn more about:
COVID-19 has changed international travel. It’s more unpredictable, and far more complex. We've broken down what you should consider before planning to travel.