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If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).
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.