When things go wrong overseas
Most Australians have a great time overseas and don't have health, safety or other problems. However, sometimes things don't go as planned.
Explore these pages for general advice about what you can do when things go wrong overseas.
- Arrested or jailed overseas
- Lost or damaged property overseas
- Medical assistance or medical emergency overseas
- Money problems overseas
- Someone has died overseas
- Someone is missing overseas
If you're looking for information about what to do if there's a crime overseas, see our victim of crime pages. If there's a major crisis or emergency in your destination, see our crisis and emergency pages.
Getting medical assistance overseas can be challenging and expensive, especially in an emergency. Read our advice on what to do when when you need help.
You are responsible for your finances overseas. If you run out of money while you're away, contact family or friends. They may be able to transfer money to you.