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.
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This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
An overseas travel ban is in place for all Australians, with few exceptions. You will not be able to depart Australia to travel overseas, including on international cruises.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community.