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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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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Read general travel advice in Simplified Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
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.
Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.