Australian Telephone Area Codes

Australia uses 8-digit local phone numbers for all customers with a  2-digit STD area codes. Instructions on converting superseded 6 or 7 digit numbers to the 8-digit format are available from the Australian Communications Authority (ACA) website

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.

Australian Area Code List

Area Code Region State or Territory
02 Central East New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory
03 South East Victoria & Tasmania
04 Mobile Telephones Australia-wide
07 North East Queensland
08 Central & West Western Australia, South Australia & Northern Territory

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