Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
In the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in or near your location, you may require assistance. Read this page to see where to get help.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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.
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. We've prepared these pages with advice for what to do.