. Sydney's city code is 2. There are also seven digit freecall numbers beginning with 180 — the only numbers currently allocated begin with 1802. With provider override, dial through the Telstra network for example by dialing 1411 0011 44 20 7766 7300. For example, to use to call a number in , , subscribers would dial 1414 0011 81 3 xxxx xxxx, or to use Optus to call a number in Perth they would dial 1456 08 xxxx xxxx.
Australian Telephone Numbering Plan Australia's fixed lines begin with a two digit area code followed by an eight digit local number. So an Australian mobile number in international format would be +61 4 xxxxxxxx. Your service provider may offer a discount or specialized plan, depending on your services. Parts of regional Victoria may use the 02 area code Fixed line example calling Canberra from interstate: 02 local eight digit number. Make the call from your home phone or mobile, or consider using an alternative communication option to reduce the cost of the call.
Placing a phone call to Australia from anywhere in the world is quick and easy. The +61 is the country code for Australia. For tips on calling Australia using other techniques, read on! The Australia international dial code may also include a city or area code. Read on to learn how to make your call to Australia over the internet! Locate the city code of the city you are calling. The gradual change was also to avoid number clashes, a situation where two subscribers in two completely different locations have technically the same telephone number if dialled in their entirety.
The next 2 digits after the 04 are based on the carrier that you are with and someone above linked a recent thread regarding this. Include the city code first, and then dial the number. Place the call via an online audio messaging app if you want to talk for free. So far, no such numbers have been introduced. When you make international phonecalls to Australia, always dail the Australia International Country countrycode 61 first before dialing the local number. Many computers have these things built in.
Prior to the introduction of 8-digit local numbers, the prefix was 0055. The first numbers to be converted to eight digits were numbers in the 99x xxxx and 99 xxxx ranges in the suburb of in Sydney, which all became 999x xxxx or 9999 xxxx on 25 July 1994. Some numbers beginning with a 1 may be dialled without any replacement, after dialling the required International Access Code and the Country Code for Australia +61. You should be able to locate the area online with a simple Google search. Most satellite phones operate on their country code — calls to these satellite phones follow. Creditphones, which are located at most hotels and airports, accept most major credit cards.
Directory assistance used various numbers: 013 for local calls, 0175 for other national calls, and 0103 for international. How the number is composed Number Comments 00 00 is the international prefix used to dial somewhere outside of United Kingdom. Local phone number eight digits : The local subscriber number. Calling to a mobile phone user currently roaming in Australia with a phone registered outside of Australia: call the country. For this reason, landline numbers are often specified without the area code. By 1989, the system had been standardised to three digit codes across the board, with two digit codes in the major cities. Follow the exit and country codes with the city code for the area you are calling, which you can find online, or dial 4 if you are calling a cell phone.
The emergency services police, fire, ambulance number in Australia equivalent to 911 in North America , is 000 Zero-Zero-Zero. Area codes only apply for fixed lines and are not required for mobile phones. Rural and regional areas typically relied on manual exchanges, or only one automatic exchange for the whole town, so rural and regional numbers did not feature these letter prefixes. Also, you will need to make sure your computer has speakers and a microphone. The dialing code is 61, but this code is also used for Christmas Island and Cocos Islands.
While rates are cheaper, you still to make sure you do not let the call go on too long. The Kangaroo Island area was incorporated into the 08 855x xxxx number range with a significant change to subscriber numbers for example 0848 21000 became 08 8553 4000. Go for a cheap subscription service. International calls can get expensive, especially if you have to make them frequently. Or, dial through the Primus network for example by dialing 1466 0011 44 20 7766 7300.
Australia Phone Code: 61 Canberra Area Code: 2 Canberra Dial Code: +61 2 City Area Code Dialing Code Adelaide 8 +61 8 Albury 2 +61 2 Alice Springs 8 +61 8 Ballarat 3 +61 3 Bendigo 3 +61 3 Brisbane 7 +61 7 Bunbury 8 +61 8 Bundaberg 7 +61 7 Cairns 7 +61 7 Canberra 2 +61 2 Coffs Harbour 2 +61 2 Darwin 8 +61 8 Forrest 815 +61 815 Geelong 3 +61 3 Gibson 706 +61 706 Gold Coast 7 +61 7 Hamilton 620 +61 620 Hobart 3 +61 3 Kingston 770 +61 770 Launceston 3 +61 3 Mackay 7 +61 7 Macquarie Island 13 +61 13 Marion 765 +61 765 Melbourne 3 +61 3 Newcastle 2 +61 2 Perth 8 +61 8 Portland 207 +61 207 Richmond 765 +61 765 Rockhampton 7 +61 7 Sydney 2 +61 2 Townsville 7 +61 7 Warwick 229 +61 229 Wollongong 2 +61 2 Young 928 +61 928. There is also a list of popular directory listings. Includes specific number ranges for each city as well as detail on calling procedures. Each one-letter or two-letter code signified an exchange within an urban area. For example, 043 43 2123 may be confused with 02 4321 2345 which would be used for 043 21 2345 during the change. There are other ways to communicate besides over the phone. The prefixes 0141, 0142, 0143, 0145 and 0147 are set aside for satellite systems; the rest of the 014 prefix range is currently not allocated to any other service type.
Notable are the part of New South Wales around a large part of the state's area but less than 1% of its population , which uses 08 80xx numbers, and , which is in Victoria but is within the New South Wales 02 area code. Provider override also works for domestic calls within Australia. For each area or city in Australia is a different area or city code. Calling someone in Australia from the U. Whilst this format may be viewed as incorrect, it is the result of mobile carriers advertising numbers in such a way so as to clearly identify the owning telco prior to , introduced on 25 September 2001.