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.
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.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.