• Anonymous
    November 9, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    part of a scam for a so-called research company - see 0481 071 118 for comments
  • Michael
    September 7, 2019
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: Trevor

    Message on answering machine. Claimed to be conducting a survey on satisfaction with policing. Got to be a scam call.
    Caller ID: (03) 8383 4904
    Call back number: 1800 023 040
  • Anonymous
    October 14, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Phone number linked to an unsolicited sms from a likely spammer using 0481 071 118
  • Anonymous
    June 15, 2020
    SMS
    Australia
    Caller: A text message came from 0481 071 118

    The message body was the same a few others have mentioned here: "This message is on behalf of the Cancer Institute of NSW, part of the NSW Government. In the coming days, the Social Research Centre will call to see if you can take part in an important health study. Reply '1' if you live in NSW or ACT. Reply '2' if you do NOT live in NSW or ACT. Call 1800 023 040 to opt out."

    I'm going to assume this came as a result of me installing the government 'COVIDSafe' and 'Coronavirus' apps a month or so ago. This is certainly not a scam, given the number in the message is hosted on the SRC's website: https://www.srcentre.com.au/. However, I recommend others who have installed these apps to mention this when posting. IIRC, the disclaimer on these apps stated they would not use our data for purposes other than reducing the spread of COVID.
  • Anonymous
    May 22, 2020
    Survey
    Australia
    Caller: Jillian

    Message on answering machine. Claimed to be conducting a survey on employment and my Covid 19 status.
    Caller ID: (03) 8383 4904
    Call back number: 1800 023 040
    On call back to 1800 number: 'Stepping stone su' came up on phone and voice message to leave my name and number. did not leave details.
  • Anonymous
    May 13, 2020
    Survey
    Australia
    Turns out this is a legit number. The SRC conduct surveys for lots of different organisations. They only get your number because you have given it to a particular database, e.g. school, police, charities. Check out their website https://www.srcentre.com.au/
  • Anonymous
    April 29, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Fake message, don’t call this number.
  • Anonymous
    April 14, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    I work for this company. It is not a scam. Our website: https://www.srcentre.com.au/
  • ConsciousAwakening2019
    September 30, 2019
    SMS
    Australia
    Caller: Cancer Insitute of NSW

    Received SMS reading:
    ""This message is on behalf of the Cancer Institute of NSW, part of the NSW Government. In the coming days, the Social Research Centre will call to see if you can take part in an important health study. Reply '1' if you live in NSW or ACT. Reply '2' if you do NOT live in NSW or ACT. Call 1800 023 040 to opt out."

    Given that they present themselves as being part of multiple companies, institutes, etc. safe to assume it's just a scam. Do not reply or contact. Simply ignore or block if you can.
  • Anonymous
    August 11, 2019
    Survey
    Australia
    Caller: Social Research Centre

    Lucy from the Social Research Centre left a message on my answering machine on 8 September on behalf of the Australian National University about an important health topic. She was sorry she missed me and to call back on 1800 023 040 or opt out.
  • earthwormwrangler
    August 3, 2017
    Scam
    Australia
    provided as opt out number to call re message from 0481 071 118

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