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.
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.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.