Avoiding scams

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What is a scam?

Scams are schemes designed to deceive you, generally for the purpose of stealing your money or personal details.

Some scammers go door-to-door, offering cheap deals for 'today only'. For more information about these fake tradies (also known as travelling con men), and tips to avoid them, visit our Fake tradies page.

Protect yourself and others

Protect yourself from migration fraud by visiting the Department of Home Affairs website.