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Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
The Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
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.