Unmarked Surveillance Cameras at Cemetery


Surveillance camera policy under revision following breach. The ‘breach’ was an inadvertent use of unmarked cameras at The Bight Cemetery, Wingham. ...

Two Airbag Deaths – Is Your Car Listed!


Honda and Mitsubishi recall 42,000 cars due to serious airbag safety risk. Two drivers have already died in Australia after their ...

Newcastle Emergency Operations Upgrade


City to bring emergency operations into 21st Century. Just a few weeks before the 30th anniversary of the Newcastle earthquake, a modern emergency ...

Rock Fishing – Life Jackets Compulsory


Life jackets compulsory for rock fishing in Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie City Council reminds rock fishing enthusiasts that new legislation makes it compulsory ...

New Vehicle Airbag Shrapnel Alert


Consumers warned of new airbag safety risk. Example of deployed airbags ~ Image credit David Perez The ACCC is warning ...

HMAS Brisbane Returns to Sydney


Last Navy warship returns home in time for Christmas. HMAS Brisbane in Sydney Harbour ~ Image DoD Australia’s newest ...

Supercars Drone Incursion


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is investigating an unauthorised drone flight at last weekend's Newcastle 500 Super Car race. CASA detected the drone flying ...

Identity Matching Bill Redraft


Report on identity-matching strikes the right balance ~ but... A parliamentary report into the Identity-matching Services Bill 2019 and the Australian Passports Amendment ...

Thirty Years On ~ Don’t Open that eMail Attachment


It’s been 30 years, yet this old chestnut is still doing the rounds and catching the unwary. The Emotet malware appears as a ...

Scam text messages target Australia Post customers


Australia Post warns of widespread scam text messages telling customers there are problems delivering a package, or that a parcel won’t be delivered “due to ...

Why Your Banking Smartphone Should only do Banking


Agent Smith malware infects 25 million Android devices globally. Australian Android users are warned not to download mobile apps from third party ...

Residents warned about rates scam


Residents are being warned about a new phone scam that involves the caller claiming to be from Cessnock City Council and asking for payment details ...

House Fire Safety Reminder


Among the range of appliances that can cause house fires, fan heaters and clothes dryers are the most dangerous. Pictured ~ when ...

Same Scam, DIfferent Day


Fake recruitment ads targeting jobseekers for money laundering and possible identity theft. Scammers are targeting Australian jobseekers to steal their personal information and ...

Aggressive Threatening Scammers Impersonate ATO


Scammers threaten immediate arrest, attempt to keep you on the line until payment is made, and become rude or aggressive. The Australian ...

PayPal Email Scam Alert


The Australian Cyber Security Centre warns of malicious emails that are falsely telling Australians their account ...

Kathmandu Shoppers Alert


Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, Kathmandu reported on Wednesday that a third party had gained unauthorised access to its website. ...

Hunter Drone Flyers Warned


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) warns Hunter region drone flyers to carefully read and follow the air safety rules. This follows ...

WhatsApp Scam Alert


WhatsApp users are warned of a scam that could give hackers access to your WhatsApp account and ...


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