Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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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.
Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Many Australians hold two or more nationalities. If you're travelling to the country of your other nationality, find out how your citizenship can impact you.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
Before you go on a cruise, make sure you take steps to be prepared, and reduce your risks of things going wrong.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.