Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
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.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.
Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.