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Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
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.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.