Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
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Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's a demonstration nearby. Learn how, where and when to get help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Crises that affect a large number of Australians overseas usually require a response beyond our normal consular services.
Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.