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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Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
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.
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.