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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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
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We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
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.