At any time there’s around one million Australians living and working overseas. Properly preparing for a long stint will make the transition less stressful.
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Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
Volunteering overseas can be a rewarding experience. Read our advice on how to prepare before you go, and stay safe and healthy while you're away.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.