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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.