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No direct equivalent under Australian law. However, there are general fraud offences under Australian law that would likely also apply to computer fraud. They include:
• s.134.2(1) Criminal Code – obtaining a financial advantage by deception
• s.135.1(1) Criminal Code – general dishonesty – obtaining a gain
• s.135.1(3) Criminal Code – general dishonesty – causing a loss
• s.135.1(5) Criminal Code – general dishonesty – causing a loss to another

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Phil Catania: Corrs Chambers Westgarth