Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
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At any time there’s around one million Australians living and working overseas. Properly preparing for a long stint will make the transition less stressful.
Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
Volunteering overseas can be a rewarding experience. Read our advice on how to prepare before you go, and stay safe and healthy while you're away.
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.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.