Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
From 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU ('Brexit'). There will be a transition period until 31 December 2020, while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements. If you are an Australian living or working in, or travelling to, the UK or the EU nothing will change in the transition period during 2020, including visa arrangements. This also applies to Australian-British dual nationals.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
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.