All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.
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This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
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.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls before and after your arrival in Australia.