Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
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Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and a volcano has erupted in or near your location. Learn how and where to get help.