Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe in if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.