Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
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.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
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.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.