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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Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.