Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Australians of all kinds enjoy partying and celebrating. Know what you can do to reduce your risk of things going wrong.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.