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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.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Services Charter in Traditional Chinese (領事服務 憲章).
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
No matter why or where you're travelling overseas, there remains a threat of terrorism. You may not want to think about it, but the better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be. Learn more about how to reduce your risks while travelling.