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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Travelling for a religious event can be an important moment in your life. Read this page to learn about:
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.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Ramadan is the most important month on the Islamic calendar. Explore this page to learn local laws and customs during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr, after Ramadan.