Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
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Anyone travelling to Australia from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will be required to undertake COVID-19 testing within 48 hours before travelling to Australia.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
Find out what to do if you’re travelling overseas there's a disaster, terrorist incident, demonstration or other crisis nearby.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas