Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
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 general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.