If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
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Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
The information will help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families during this difficult time.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
Providing consular assistance to Australians overseas is a core function. We are required to collect, use and disclose an individuals’ personal information.
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