In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
The information will help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families during this difficult time.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
Providing consular assistance to Australians overseas is a core function. We are required to collect, use and disclose an individuals’ personal information.
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.
This publication provides advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of sexual assault, and advice to victims of sexual assault if it happens while overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.