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Surveys continue to show that students rank Australia as one of the safest places to study in the world, and Tasmania has some of the nation's safest and friendliest cities.

Tasmania’s three cities – Hobart, Launceston and Burnie – are ranked in Australia’s top 6 safest cities*  with Hobart being ranked the safest of Australia’s capital cities.

Laws vary from country to country. The Tasmania Police provides some great tips on the state’s laws, including road rules and drug and alcohol laws, and staying safe while you’re here. Make sure to check it out before you arrive!

*Suncorp Bank Report 2014 family Friendly Cities.