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19
Sep

Granite Belt Water Relief – For locals off reticulated supply, solely dependant on tank water and in need of assistance!

Relief is here –  with Granite Belt Water Relief!  Locals can now apply for drinking water and tank water (via IBC) for free, thanks to the efforts of the volunteers of Granite Belt Water Relief. In an effort to spread the word of the fantastic works that our local volunteers, fundraisers and those whom have contributed to this truly unique

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13
Aug

Alert Priority HIGH: Users of older versions of Windows urged to update their software immediately

        13 August 2019 What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre is aware of widespread abuse of a security vulnerability (called BlueKeep) that affects older versions of Windows operating systems including Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2003 and Server 2008. Hackers can use the BlueKeep vulnerability to access computers and devices that don’t have the latest

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6
Aug

Alert Priority MODERATE: Watch out for myGov tax scams

        6 August 2019 What’s happened? Tax time is here, and we see a surge in scammers impersonating trusted brands like myGov or the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to trick you into giving them money or personal details. These scams can come through as emails, text messages and fake myGov login pages. Usually these scams will say you’re

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24
Jul

Alert Priority HIGH: Beware of scam emails threatening to reveal intimate images

24 July 2019 What’s happened? Members of the public have reported receiving scam emails that appear to come from their own email account, threatening to reveal intimate images of them unless they pay a fee. This email scam is widespread, with the Australian Cyber Security Centre, Office of the eSafety Commissioner and Scamwatch receiving over 300 reports from the public this week.

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17
Jul

Alert Priority HIGH: ‘Agent Smith’ malware infects 25 million Android devices globally

        17 July 2019 What’s happened? Australian Android users are warned not to download mobile apps from third party app stores following reports of malware known as ‘Agent Smith’ infecting 25 million Android devices globally. How it works Android devices are infected when the user installs an app, often a game app from a third party site, which

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26
May

Mental Health Workshop – Warwick | 18 June 2019

Please find below information regarding an upcoming FREE Mental Health workshop which may be of interest to you, or someone you know. Please contact Richard Henshaw:  Richard.Henshaw@health.qld.gov.au for any further information.

26
May

Council is seeking feedback on community values and knowledge of our local water resources. | Survey

As part of the Southern Downs Water Security Strategy, Council is seeking feedback on community values and knowledge of our local water resources.  The information gathered will provide local data on the actions and behaviours which are most important to our residents as well as providing current information on opportunities to further secure our water supplies for the future.  

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26
May

Lifeline Darling Downs | Community Connections Program

This is a fantastic initiative in which we will be provided free of charge the training to keep an eye on each others wellbeing, and develop our community connections.  Should you be interested in participating in this, please direct all correspondence to David Henderson mailto:dhenderson@lifelinedarlingdowns.org.au.  

17
May

Alert Priority HIGH: Update Windows platforms to protect yourself from a security threat

        17 May 2019 What’s happened? Microsoft has released a software update to fix a security flaw in some older versions of Windows including Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2. The update addresses a vulnerability that attackers may use to gain unauthorised access or to perform other malicious activity. Does it affect me? If you

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10
May

Alert Priority MODERATE: Phone scammers impersonating the Australian Cyber Security Centre

        10 May 2019 What’s happened? Telephone scams – where people pretend to be from a reputable organisation to try to get access to your computer and your bank account – are a constant threat. We are aware of a telephone scam where people call pretending to be from the Australian Cyber Security Centre to seek your help

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