In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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Travelling for a religious event can be an important moment in your life. Read this page to learn about:
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Ramadan is the most important month on the Islamic calendar. Explore this page to learn local laws and customs during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr, after Ramadan.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).
Many Australians travel to experience an important cultural event every year. Read this page to learn about:
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.