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If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Arabic (العربية).
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).
Ramadan is the most important month on the Islamic calendar. Explore this page to learn local laws and customs during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr, after Ramadan.
Advice for Australians overseas who are trying to return home to Australia.