There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
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.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
Read general travel advice for your community, in your language.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
See general travel advice before you go. Learn about travel during COVID-19, laws, insurance, dual citizenship, getting help overseas and more.