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Read general travel advice in Simplified Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Simplified Chinese (领事服务).
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.
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Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.