Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
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Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.
Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.