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Know what to do if your identity is stolen

If you think you have been the victim of identity theft, act quickly to avoid further harm.

  • Notify your financial institutions.
  • Change your passwords.
  • Notify the relevant websites.
  • Request a credit report from a reputable credit reference bureau. 

Where to get help

If you think you have been the victim of identity theft, act quickly to avoid further damage. Contact IDCare, a free government-funded service, who can help. 

IDCare is Australia and New Zealand’s national identity support service. They offer personalised support to individuals who are concerned about their personal information.

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