Aussie school leavers love to go overseas to celebrate the end of their studies. Our tips will help keep you safe.
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Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
Today we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that day nearly 3,000 innocent people died, including 10 Australians, in the most devastating terrorist attack in the US. Terrorists continue to carry out attacks around the world. Terrorists may target places associated with foreigners or Westerners.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Services Charter in Traditional Chinese (領事服務 憲章).
All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.