Information about scams is now available in 12 languages

1 August 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently translated some useful information about scams in 12 languages other than English.

This information is now available on the Scamwatch website at In your language.

In your language

The ACCC knows that scams target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels across Australia. Scamwatch aims to provide all Australians with information and resources about scams, and to alert people to those that are currently targeting the community.  

To ensure people from non-English speaking backgrounds can find out how to recognise, avoid and report scams, this information and some handy tips are now available in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese simplified
  • Chinese traditional
  • Dari
  • Farsi
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese.

If one of these languages is your first language, or the first language of your family or friends, you might find this translated information helpful.