New year, new job? Beware of scammers

18 January

Jobseekers are being urged to watch out for scammers, with new Scamwatch figures revealing Australians lost over $8.7 million to recruitment scams in 2022. The ACCC’s Scamwatch is warning young people in particular, to protect their personal...[Read More]

Helping a family member with a SCAM

9 November

A family member who is a target of a scam may be too caught up in the scammer’s web of deceit to recognise they are being scammed. You can play a vital role in protecting your loved one from harm. Identify the scam The first thing you can do to...[Read More]

Scams Awareness Week 2022: 7-11 November

9 November

Scams Awareness Week 2022 takes place 7-11 November. This Scams Awareness Week, along with over 350 partner organisations, we’re encouraging you to learn ways to identify scams and take the time to check whether an offer or contact is genuine...[Read More]

ACCC warning of suspicious messages as “Hi Mum” scams spike

5 September

Scamwatch is urging the public to be wary of phone messages from a family member or friend claiming they need help, following a significant rise in “Hi Mum” scams in recent months. More than 1,150 Australians fell victim to the so-called...[Read More]