Staying safe and secure is always important, no matter how familiar you may be with a place or journey.

Familiarise yourself with positive steps for recognising and avoiding dangerous situations, and learn how to respond safely to unexpected situations - especially while travelling.

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Better Health Channel - Travel Tips for Tourists

The Better Health Channel website has Travel Tips for Tourists to stay safe when travelling.

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Public Transport Safety

Whether travelling on a bus, tram or train, there are safety systems and procedures in place to help you feel safer. Victoria Police provides advice about staying safe while on public transport, planning your trip and safe parking in public transport areas. Victoria Police also provides a Transit Safety Division that ensures the safety and security of the travelling public throughout the state's public transport system.

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Public Transport Victoria - Travelling Safely

Public Transport Victoria and Melbourne's public transport operators provide some safe travel tips to help you enjoy a comfortable journey.

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Call  1800 800 007


SAFETYvictoria draws together information from a wide range of Government departments and other organisations to help you access safety and emergency information quickly and easily. For more information on SAFETYvictoria, please visit

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Travellers Aid

Travellers Aid centres offer support services and transport information for passengers, particularly those with special needs. There are two main centres in the Melbourne CBD: Travellers Aid at Southern Cross Station and Flinders Street Station. For more information, visit

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Call  03 9654 2600