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.
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.
Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.