In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
From 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU ('Brexit'). There will be a transition period until 31 December 2020, while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements. If you are an Australian living or working in, or travelling to, the UK or the EU nothing will change in the transition period during 2020, including visa arrangements. This also applies to Australian-British dual nationals.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Australians successfully do business overseas every day. Doing business overseas carries risks. It's important you know what you can do to reduce them.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Volunteering overseas can be a rewarding experience. Read our advice on how to prepare before you go, and stay safe and healthy while you're away.