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Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
No matter who you are, where you're going and what you're doing, get travel insurance. Learn how to choose a policy that's right for you.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures 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.