Protect your data with National Consumer Fraud Week

NATIONAL Consumer Fraud Week 2015 begins today and runs until Sunday and this year consumers are asked to "get smarter with their data" by thinking about the importance of protecting their personal data to protect them from identity theft.

Bundaberg police are advising people of a few simple things everyone can do to protect their identity, including protecting your personal documents at home, putting a lock on your mailbox, being careful what you publish on social media and using strong passwords online.

For more advice and to keep up to date with scams visit the website

www.scamwatch.gov.au.


STAY INFORMED: Crews still monitoring Kingaroy bushfire

STAY INFORMED: Crews still monitoring Kingaroy bushfire

People in the area will be affected by smoke.

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Fire permits from Bundaberg to the Sunshine Coast are suspended

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

FIRE crews are on standby as 20 blazes burn around Queensland.

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