A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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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.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas there's been a terrorist attack in or near your location. Learn how to stay safe, avoid danger, and get help.
Armed conflict can escalate rapidly, making the security situation volatile and becoming a threat to your safety. Read our advice on how to stay safe.
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.