Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
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At any time there’s around one million Australians living and working overseas. Properly preparing for a long stint will make the transition less stressful.
Learn more about avoiding sexual assault overseas, what to do if you've been assault and how we can help.
Volunteering overseas can be a rewarding experience. Read our advice on how to prepare before you go, and stay safe and healthy while you're away.
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.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.