Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
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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.
We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
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.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.