Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
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Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
The Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.