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.
This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
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.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.