Online resources

We've compiled a collection of online resources and useful websites to help you understand, recognise and avoid scams.

Scamwatch resources

  • Scamwatch Twitter
    Don't let scams sneak under your radar. Stay one step ahead of the scammers and keep up-to-date with the latest news and alerts by following @Scamwatch_gov on Twitter.
  • Scamwatch radar alerts
    Sign up to receive radar alerts on the latest scams direct to your inbox.

Government websites

  • Stay Smart Online
    Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.
  • Money Smart
    ASIC's Money Smart website provides tips on how to spot and avoid scams involving investments, superannuation, managed funds, financial advice or insurance.
  • ATO identity crime advice
    The Australian Taxation Office provides information on how identity crime affects individuals and businesses, and what you can do to protect your identity.
  • ATO scam advice
    The ATO's website provides advice on how to recognise and avoid tax scams and fraud.
  • ReportCyber
    A national online system that allows you to securely report instances of cybercrime.

  • Attorney-General's Department
    Resources to help you protect your identity and recover from the effects of identity crime.
  • Australian Communications and Media Authority

    Information on how to protect yourself from spam that may contain links to malicious software or fraudulent content.

  • Cybersmart
    Cybersmart is a national cybersafety and cybersecurity education program designed for children, young people, parents, teachers and librarians. It is managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
  • eSafety - Protecting your personal information
    Office of the eSafety Commissioner provides information on how to protect your personal information to prevent it being misused by criminals or inappropriately by marketers.

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