Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
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Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.