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.
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.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
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.
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.
There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.