Keep in mind following tips:
-Don’t undermine the developed country like Australia would be free from crimes. Like your own country, it also has its own kind of criminal problems. You may be a victim of assaults and robbery particularly in Melbourne if you don’t be serious about your safety.
-As far as possible, don’t travel late at night. Walking late at night in substations means putting yourself at risk. If needed take the route of more populated areas.
-Inform one of your friends where you are going and by what time you will be back.
– Follow the Aussie beach culture, swim only between two flags. Take precaution before jumping in a river, beach, lake, swimming pool etc for swimming.
-Keep your important documents and money in a safe place.
-Have photocopies of your important documents in a safe place.
-Make sure you have scanned copy of your important documents in your email.
-Don’t keep a large amount of cash at homes or carry them with you.
-Have a habit of carrying some kind of documents that proves your identity and the details of those you need to contact in time of emergency.
-When you are in trouble, dial 000 to get Police help.
-Be in constant touch with the officer in charge of students’ welfare of the High Commission or the Consulate close to you. They will be helpful for you while sorting out trouble.
-Never hesitate to file a police complaint if anything wrong happens to you.