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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Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
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.
Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community.