Australia is a safe country with a stable political system and a low crime rate. But you can still take some steps to keep yourself safe when on campus, going out or online.
Safety apps are very helpful if you are in an emergency or dangerous situation. Here are some we recommend:
When you go out with friends, it's important to be aware of your surroundings and take precautions to stay safe.
Keep these tips in mind, especially when drinking alcohol:
Most education institutions will offer a range of safety services. It's important to know what they are in case you find yourself in a dangerous situation on campus.
These are standard safety services offered by Australian universities:
When using the internet, like anywhere in the world, you should protect yourself against online scams like 'phishing', online bullying and identity theft.
There are many government resources to help you protect yourself online and report abuse, including:
If you ever find yourself in a life-threatening or dangerous situation, call the national emergency number, triple zero (000).
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