Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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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.
This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
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.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.