Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
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Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
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.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.