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Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Travelling for a religious event can be an important moment in your life. Read this page to learn about:
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.
Ramadan is the most important month on the Islamic calendar. Explore this page to learn local laws and customs during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr, after Ramadan.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).