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Here you can view any alerts issued by the Department.

  Temporary Notices To Mariners (TNTM)

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Use the links below to view maps displaying all current TNTM in each region of Western Australia.

Cancelled, withdrawn and expired TNTM are removed without notice.

Please also see navigational warnings.

  Traffic Infringement Notice scam - December 2016

There is currently a WA Police Traffic Infringement Notice scam email being circulated.

  • The email contains current WA Police logos and may seem legitimate, but it is not!
  • Please do not click on any of the links in the email.

WA Police currently only issues traffic infringements by either handing an on the spot infringement to a person or posting a traffic infringement (either handwritten or camera) to the offender in the mail.

WA Police do not currently issue traffic infringements by email or SMS.

If you are unsure whether an infringement is real, you can visit WA Police website and click on the Infringements tab or call IMO call centre on (08) 9374 4555.

  Telephone scam warning: 15 Jul 2015

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The Department of Transport (DoT) would like to alert its customers to a potential telecommunications scam where a caller, claiming to be from DoT, asks for insurance/personal details over the phone and may also involve automated calls asking customers to respond to a survey.

Further information relating to identity checks may be found on the DoT website under Verification of proof of identity.

If you think you have received a fraudulent phone call, please alert the Department of Commerce.

Opens in a new window Department of Commerce: WAScamNet

  Fraudulent email warning: 7 Apr 2015

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The Department of Transport (DoT) would like to alert its customers to a potential email scam that asks recipients to confirm payment details for a purchase they have not made.

The fraudulent emails claim to be from PayPal and provides the recipient with a link that allows them to cancel the purchase but asks for a number of personal details, including a drivers licence number, to do so.

DoT advises customers not to respond to any email claiming to be from PayPal that asks for personal details or drivers licence number.

DoT does not use PayPal for payments and never asks customers for their personal details via email.

If you think you have received a fraudulent email claiming to be from PayPal, please alert the Department of Commerce.

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