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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Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Australian laws apply to acts of female genital mutilation overseas as well as domestically.
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.