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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Simplified Chinese (中文 简体).
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
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.
Wherever you’re going overseas, there remains a threat of terrorism. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world, and they target both locals and foreign tourists. Learn more about how to reduce your risks while travelling.
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.