Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Read what to do if you're overseas and have been scammed. Know what to do and where to get help.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
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