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Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
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.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Arabic (العربية).
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Simplified Chinese (中文 简体).
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
Advice for Australians overseas who are trying to return home to Australia.
Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.