Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Services Charter in Thai (กฎบัตรว่าด้วยบริการต่างๆ ของกงสุล)
See general travel advice in Thai (ภาษาไทย ) before you go. Learn about laws, insurance, dual citizenship, getting help overseas and more.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.