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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.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
In the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in or near your location, you may require assistance. Read this page to see where to get help.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
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.