Who can use it
You don’t need to have an online account to use electronic messaging.
You can use this service if you have an Australian mobile phone number or a valid email address.
If you live overseas
If you live overseas you can still access this service. We can’t send you text messages, but we can send you emails. Make sure your email address is up to date.
Subscribe to get important text messages or emails from us.
Page last updated: 3 November 2020
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