Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
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Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
If you're going overseas to get married, you may need a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI) to prove you're free to marry.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.