Did an agency of National Intelligence Community contact me?

Be alert for scams involving emails or phone calls from people pretending to represent the National Intelligence Community. Emails may feature our logo in an attempt to appear legitimate.

We would never make unsolicited requests for payments or personal financial details.

If you're concerned that a phone call, message, voice mail or email you receive claiming to be from the Office of National Intelligence is not genuine, do not reply to it:

Reporting security information and threats

If you know of something that could harm Australia’s security, please make a report to the National Security Hotline(Opens in a new tab/window) by phone (1800 123 400), email (hotline@nationalsecurity.gov.au​) or SMS (0429 771 822).

Alternatively, you can call the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation(Opens in a new tab/window) (ASIO) Central Office switchboard on 1800 020 648 (toll free) or the ASIO office in the capital city you live by calling 13 ASIO (13 27 46).

In an emergency call 000 (triple zero).


Further information and contacts

For more information on Australia’s national security, visit the Australian Government National Security website(Opens in a new tab/window).

To make a complaint regarding an intelligence agency or for further advice on making a public interest disclosure, please visit the website of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security(Opens in a new tab/window).

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