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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Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
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.
It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.