Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
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.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Simplified Chinese (领事服务).