ACCC – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Definition & Advice
Little Black Book of Scams (pdf to download)
To report a Scam

ACMA – Australian Communications and Media Authority

To report a spam SMS mobile message:
Forward the SMS to 0429 999 888

ACORN – Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network

– now replaced by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) below

ACSC – Australian Cyber Security Centre

previously ACORN – Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network

ACSC Alert Service
Provides easy-to-understand online safety & security information and solutions to help protect internet users at home, at work and on mobile devices.

Report CyberCrime at ReportCyber
To report cybercrime online [cybercrime includes cyber abuse, online image abuse, online shopping fraud, romance fraud, identity theft, email compromise, internet fraud, ransomware or malware.]

ASIC – Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s MoneySmart

Where to Report Different Scams

Australian Government

Department of Human Services
Scams and your online security

Office of the eSafety Commmissioner
eSafetyWomen – Scams

Australian Tax Office
To verify or report a scam

Craigslist Safety Advice


To check your credit (an indicator if you’ve been a victim of ID Theft)
Disclaimer: NHW cannot endorse a product or service – please do your own research.

Fair Trading NSW

Consumer Warnings
Travelling Conmen
To report, Travelling Conman Hotline Phone: 1300 133 408 (8:30am – 5pm Mon-Fri).


Fact-checking website, to de-bunk false stories and hoaxes

ID Care

Support after you’re scammed

Scam Targeting Mandarin Speakers Fact Sheet (pdf to download)
简报: 华人成为诈骗目标 Mandarin version (pdf to download)

National Cyber Security Alliance


NSW Police

To Protect Yourself Online crime prevention video
To protect yourself from scammers video


Fact-checking website, to de-bunk false stories and hoaxes