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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.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
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.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.