This guidance provides government entities with an understanding of the risks involved when using URLs in SMS communications, key principles to consider if it is absolutely necessary to use a URL in SMS communication and importance of a considered and consistent approach to the use of URLs by all government entities.
This toolkit has been developed to help Australian Government entities design and deliver disaster relief and recovery support measures. It features a range of low-friction countermeasures and solutions that might be deployed when delivering these support measures to reduce the risk of fraud.
Messages intending to deter fraud can be included in government announcements, communications, press releases, websites and application forms. This toolkit provides messages that are designed to communicate the likelihood that someone will be caught if they commit fraud and the consequences of being caught.
This toolkit has been developed to help Australian Government entities when designing and delivering economic recovery measures. It provides an overview of common fraud methods to guard against and countermeasures to deploy to reduce the risk of fraud.
This guide is designed to help Commonwealth officials who are looking to develop a data sharing pilot to detect, disrupt or prevent fraud. It brings together key learnings and leading practices from data sharing pilots conducted in Australia and the United Kingdom.
This guide provides key principles and methods taken from leading practices across public and private sectors. Commonwealth entities can apply or adapt these methods to suit their individual circumstances. The guide will also help fraud specialists, government officials (including policy designers) and senior leaders better understand the fraud risk assessment process and how these assessments can benefit their entity.
We carried out the Fraud Capability Baseline Assessment project between November 2019 and June 2020. The aim of the Baseline Assessment Project was to capture baseline statistics of fraud exposure and counter fraud capability across a variety of Commonwealth programs and functions. This Outcomes Report provides a high-level summary of the key findings of the assessment.
This guide is for Commonwealth officials who want to start applying pressure testing within a Commonwealth entity. It contains 10 practical and flexible steps that officials can use to adopt pressure testing. This guide should be read in conjunction with the Commonwealth Pressure Testing Framework.
It can be challenging to develop convincing and compelling investment cases for vital counter fraud resources and activities. This guide, developed in partnership with Deloitte, provides Commonwealth officials with practical steps for developing counter fraud investment cases.
Australian Government entities hold vast amounts of data and information. It is collected, stored and maintained in different systems for a range of purposes. Unlocking and sharing data and information can be a powerful tool to prevent, detect and respond to fraud. This guidance highlights the three key principles for government agencies when commencing data or information sharing activities.
This toolkit provides practical options for exercising due diligence when making decisions about the suitability of individuals and entities during pandemics and crises. This document is for official use only. If you would like a copy of the document, please request access through the contact us page
This Statistical Report presents the findings of the most recent annual census of fraud against Commonwealth entities and the measures taken to prevent fraud. It highlights the substantial cost of fraud to the Commonwealth, from both internal and external sources targeting Commonwealth monies or resources.
The current report presents the information about the most harmful internal and external frauds committed against the Commonwealth in 2018–19, compared with those reported in 2016–17 and 2017–18. Data came from finalised fraud investigations that were reported by Commonwealth entities in response to the Australian Institute of Criminology’s annual fraud census.
The Anti-Fraud Playbook provides best practice and tools for implementing, benchmarking and improving fraud risk management programs. It contains easy-to-use, actionable guidance, as well as key questions, checklists and insights.
This research shows that fraud is a key concern for corporate Australia in the COVID-19 remote working environment. These findings come from a KPMG survey into major companies and government sector organisations just weeks into the coronavirus pandemic.
This study uses interviews with serious workplace fraudsters to examine enablers of sustained offending. AIC present coping strategies offenders use to manage strain and sustain offending. AIC highlight that while rationalisation is germane for first-time offending, coping may be a more useful construct for understanding how offending is sustained over time