Avoiding scams

Protect yourself against scams and fraud

Scams are becoming increasingly common, with people now being targeted through phone calls, mail, email, online and in person.

Scams can come in all shapes and sizes, with scammers using many different methods to steal your money or your sensitive information including:

Protect yourself from identity theft and scams with a few simple actions:




Learn more about avoiding scams and fraud at Scam Watch and the Australian Competitions and Consumer Commission.

Video courtesy of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Page last updated: 24 June 2019