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.
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The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.
A handy checklist to tell you what you need to do before you head off on your trip.
Providing consular assistance to Australians overseas is a core function. We are required to collect, use and disclose an individuals’ personal information.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
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.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.