In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.