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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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
Many Australians hold two or more nationalities. If you're travelling to the country of your other nationality, find out how your citizenship can impact you.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.