Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
This page provides general advice about getting legally married overseas.
Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. We've prepared these pages with advice for what to do.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.