Department of Infrastructure email impersonation scams

There have been reports of an email from someone claiming to be the Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities with a subject line similar to:

“Invitation to Tender - Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development”

The email may contain an attachment “Australia Tender Invitation.pdf“

The email will not contain a valid Government domain name and may look to come from “infrastructure-gov-au-‘GA’”.

These are phishing emails not originating from or associated with the Department or the Australian Government. You should not attempt to open the attachment, delete the email and consider reporting it to one of the organisations listed below.

For more information about online scams and to report incidents

information on how to recover from phishing can be found at https://cyber.gov.au/individual/news/fed-up-with-phishing/

The incident has been reported to the respective authorities.