|Area code||Region||State or territory|
|Bairnsdale||0341 - 0351|
|Ballarat||0333 - 0343 - 0353|
|Bendigo||0334 - 0344 - 0354|
|Colac||0332 - 0342 - 0352|
|Corryong||0250 - 0260|
|Geelong||0332 - 0342 - 0352|
|Melbourne||037 - 038 - 039|
|Mildura||0340 - 0350|
|Mornington||0349 - 0359|
|Traralgon||0341 - 0351|
|Wangaratta||0347 - 0357|
|Warrnambool||0345 - 0355|
03 has been applied as the area code of those places in the latest version of the Telephone numbering plan in Australia 2015. In 2015, the Australian government updated the Telephone numbering plan in Australia to establish an effective and efficient framework for the allocation and portability of numbers and optimize the supply of telephone services.
Australia uses eight-digit local phone numbers preceded by a two-digit STD area code. Therefore, users have to dial someone’s telephone number if they want to make a phone call from their place to another area. There are some situations when making an Australian call.
The caller wants to call the number 9999 9999 in Sydney.
Sydney is in New South Wales.
The Area Code for New South Wales above is 02.
Follow the format like this: Area Code + Phone Number
Call: 03 9999 9999.
If the caller's phone shares the same area code as the called phone, the area code may be omitted.
Call: (03) 9999 9999
Besides area code 03 of the South East region, other nearby area codes also serve other areas in Australia. Callers need to be aware of so that they can reach the exactly certain regions they want to dial.
In Australia, some special phone numbers are used in domestic dialing to give urgent advice in life-threatening situations for Australians. It is typically a three-digit number in order that Australians can easily remember and dial quickly. 000 is the primary emergency telephone number. The other emergency number is 106 which is used for the hearing impaired with a TTY terminal. The third one is the international GSM mobile emergency telephone number 112.
The international phone system allows people to make a phone call internationally. An international phone call is made up of three parts:
Country code + Area Code + Phone Number
There are some situations when making an international call:
To make an international call from Australia to the UK phone number 07 999 999 999.
The Country Code for the UK is +44
The Australia dial-out code (the exit code). Each country has its own exit code, for Australia is 0011.
Follow the international format like this: the Australian exit code + the country code + the phone number
Dropping the first “0”.
Call: 0011 44 7 999 999 999.
The caller is in Uk and wants to call the number 9999 9999 in New South Wales.
The Country Code for Australia is +61
The Area Code for New South Wales above is 03
Follow the international format like this: Country code + Area Code + Phone Number
Remove the first "0".
Call: +61 3 9999 9999
The + sign on a mobile phone replaces the dial-out code.
Calling a mobile number in Australia from New Zealand follows the same process as calling a landline, except dropping the leading "0" from the area code.
To a call to Australia is going through, users have to ensure that: