Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
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Aussie school leavers love to go overseas to celebrate the end of their studies. Our tips will help keep you safe.
The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Simplified Chinese (领事服务).
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
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.