A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
In the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in or near your location, you may require assistance. Read this page to see where to get help.
Find out what to do if you’re travelling overseas there's a disaster, terrorist incident, demonstration or other crisis nearby.
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.
Tropical storms and tornadoes are serious risks in some destinations. In others, it's severe winter or summer weather you need to prepare for.