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.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.