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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.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and 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.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
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Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.