Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
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.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Anyone travelling to Australia from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will be required to undertake COVID-19 testing within 48 hours before travelling to Australia.
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.