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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.
The information will help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families during this difficult time.
This publication provides advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of sexual assault, and advice to victims of sexual assault if it happens while overseas.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.