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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.