A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when 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.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas there's been a terrorist attack in or near your location. Learn how to stay safe, avoid danger, and get help.
Armed conflict can escalate rapidly, making the security situation volatile and becoming a threat to your safety. Read our advice on how to stay safe.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.