You are here Home Access tools and guidance Access tools and guidance Learn about fraud Explore the fraud problem Explore what fraud is, why it’s a problem and why we need to do our best to counter it. Discover different types of fraudsters Use the Fraudster Personas to help you think like a fraudster, understand their methods and identify vulnerabilities in your programs. Find fraud case studies Read about cases of fraud that have occurred in Australia. Access tools to guard against fraud Conduct a fraud risk assessment Learn about fraud risk assessments and how to do one. Discover the different common countermeasures Learn about countermeasures to help your entity prevent, detect and respond effectively to fraud. Pressure test countermeasures to see if they are effective Test and strengthen your countermeasures. Use data to counter fraud Learn how to share data to find and fight fraud Develop plans and strategies Develop a counter fraud investment case Discover what a counter fraud investment case is, why you need one and how to create one. Develop a fraud control plan Learn what a fraud control plan is and how to develop one. Develop a fraud strategy statement Learn how to develop a fraud strategy statement and how it can raise the profile of fraud control within your entity. Design fraud resistant policies Discover how to anticipate and prevent fraud when designing and implementing Commonwealth policies. Influence change to develop a strong counter fraud culture Influence change in your entity towards a culture that prevents fraud. If you can’t find fraud, you can’t fight it. Communicate identified fraud incidents Learn how to communicate with others being transparent about fraud incidents. Build your knowledge further Visit the library View key documents, relevant legislation and guidance related to countering fraud. Learn about training Discover what training and qualifications are needed by Commonwealth officials involved in fraud control. Learn about COVID-19 fraud Read about COVID-19 fraud and how to manage fraud during emergency situations. Learn about red flags for internal fraud Read about common traits of those who commit internal fraud and learn how to guard against insider threats. Learn about the AIC Fraud Census Learn about the Australian Institute of Criminology and their annual Fraud Census. Learn about different entities involved in counter fraud Learn about different entities involved in counter fraud.