Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
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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.
Tropical storms and tornadoes are serious risks in some destinations. In others, it's severe winter or summer weather you need to prepare for.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and a volcano has erupted in or near your location. Learn how and where to get help.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
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Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.