Phoning Australia is not the same for all countries, or the same to both cell phone/mobiles or land phones.
IDD calls to Australia from the US would be dialled as:0011 4XX XXX XXX
0061-Area Code-XXXX XXXX
Australia has 0011 as the exit code for voice calls and 0014 for fax transmission.
An easier way to dial mobile phones is to simply use the + prefix. Dialing your number as +61-4XX-XXX-XXX will automatically dial the exit code followed by country code and phone number...similar for landline calls (+61-Area Code-XXXX XXXX)
Free calls within Australia start with 1800… but they are only domestic numbers. US 1800 numbers will still charge you over seas rates.
Australia uses 8-digit local phone numbers for all customers with a 2-digit STD area codes.
Australian Country Code (for overseas originated calls) 61 Outgoing IDD access code (from within Australia) 0011 Emergency calls (Fire / Police / Ambulance) 000
Note: Always delete the leading "0" from the area code or from the mobile telephone number when calling from outside Australia.
|Area Code||State or Territory|
|02||New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory|
|03||Victoria & Tasmania|
|08||Western Australia, South Australia & Northern Territory|
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