Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.