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This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
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This page provides general advice about getting legally married overseas.
Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.