ACCC says Covid vaccine scam complaints actually about legitimate messages

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated June 2 2021 - 12:02am, first published June 1 2021 - 2:00pm
The ACCC has told the government to lift its communication game with a rise in complaints about Covid scams. Picture: Shutterstock

Australia's consumer watchdog has told the government its messaging and communication around the COVID-19 vaccination rollout needs to be more consistent, after half the complaints it has received about scams relating to the vaccine have turned out to be legitimate communications.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.