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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Arabic (العربية).
Read general travel advice in Arabic (العربية) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.