Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
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We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
This page provides an overview of where to get help before and during your travels. Our assistance will depend on the circumstances and availability of consular resources.
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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.