Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
Many Australians hold two or more nationalities. If you're travelling to the country of your other nationality, find out how your citizenship can impact you.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.