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Acknowledgements

The present research was commissioned and funded by the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department and forms part of the National Identification of Identity Crime and Misuse project that is being conducted pursuant to the National Identity Security Strategy. The present survey was developed with input and advice from the members of the National Identity Crime and Misuse Framework Working Group led by the Attorney-General’s Department. Their considerable expertise relevant to the study is gratefully acknowledged.

Data collection was undertaken professionally and efficiently by I-Link Research Solutions, a market research consultancy firm that provided a panel of individuals drawn from across Australia who were asked to complete the survey. The time and willingness of those who completed the survey are also gratefully acknowledged.

At the Australian Institute of Criminology, Dr Rick Brown, Jason Payne and Georgina Fuller provided advice and assistance with data analysis, particularly in relation to data weighting. Penny Jorna also assisted with data analysis.

The opinions expressed are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Australian Government.

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