Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
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.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. We've prepared these pages with advice for what to do.
Read what to do if you're overseas and have been scammed. Know what to do and where to get help.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Arabic (ميثاق الخدمات القنصلية).