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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Find out what to do if you’re travelling overseas there's a disaster, terrorist incident, demonstration or other crisis nearby.
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
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
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 and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Tropical storms and tornadoes are serious risks in some destinations. In others, it's severe winter or summer weather you need to prepare for.