What area code is in New South Wales?

New South Wales currently utilizes 1 area codes that are dedicated for the form of geographic numbers: (02). Accordingly, area code (02) covers these following localities of New South Wales including Albury, Armidale, Balranald, Batemans Bay, Bathurst, Bega, Blue Mountains, Bourke, Bowral, Campbelltown, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Cooma, Cowra, Crookwell, Deniliquin, Dubbo, Glen Innes, Gosford, Goulburn, Grafton, Griffith, Gunnedah, Inverell, Kempsey, Lismore, Lord Howe Island, Lower Hunter, Marulan, Merimbula, Moree, Moruya, Murwillumbah, Muswellbrook, Narrabri, Newcastle, Nowra, Orange, Pakenham, Penrith, Port Macquarie, Queanbeyan, Riverina, Shepparton, Sydney, Tamworth, Taree, Tathra, Wagga Wagga, Windsor, Wollongong, Yass. Regarding the form of mobile telephone numbers, (04) is applied for the whole country, regardless of the caller's location.

Area codes for cities in New South Wales

The following table sets out the form of geographic numbers for use in New South Wales:

State/Territory Locality Prefix
New South Wales Albury 0250
New South Wales Albury 0260
New South Wales Armidale 0237
New South Wales Armidale 0257
New South Wales Armidale 0267
New South Wales Balranald 0340
New South Wales Balranald 0350
New South Wales Batemans Bay 0244
New South Wales Bathurst 0253
New South Wales Bathurst 0263
New South Wales Bega 0254
New South Wales Bega 0264
New South Wales Blue Mountains 0247
New South Wales Bourke 0258
New South Wales Bourke 0268
New South Wales Bowral 0238
New South Wales Bowral 0248
New South Wales Bowral 0238
New South Wales Bowral 0238
New South Wales Campbelltown 0246
New South Wales Canberra 0251
New South Wales Canberra 0252
New South Wales Canberra 0261
New South Wales Canberra 0262
New South Wales Coffs Harbour 0266
New South Wales Cooma 0254
New South Wales Cooma 0264
New South Wales Cowra 0253
New South Wales Cowra 0263
New South Wales Crookwell 0238
New South Wales Crookwell 0248
New South Wales Deniliquin 0348
New South Wales Deniliquin 0358
New South Wales Dubbo 0258
New South Wales Dubbo 0268
New South Wales Glen Innes 0267
New South Wales Gosford 0233
New South Wales Gosford 0243
New South Wales Goulburn 0238
New South Wales Goulburn 0248
New South Wales Grafton 0256
New South Wales Grafton 0266
New South Wales Griffith 0239
New South Wales Griffith 0259
New South Wales Griffith 0269
New South Wales Gunnedah 0267
New South Wales Inverell 0267
New South Wales Kempsey 0255
New South Wales Kempsey 0265
New South Wales Lismore 0256
New South Wales Lismore 0266
New South Wales Lord Howe Island 0255
New South Wales Lord Howe Island 0265
New South Wales Lower Hunter 0240
New South Wales Lower Hunter 0241
New South Wales Lower Hunter 0249
New South Wales Marulan 0238
New South Wales Marulan 0248
New South Wales Merimbula 0254
New South Wales Merimbula 0264
New South Wales Moree 0267
New South Wales Moruya 0244
New South Wales Murwillumbah 0256
New South Wales Muswellbrook 0255
New South Wales Muswellbrook 0265
New South Wales Narrabri 0267
New South Wales Newcastle 0240
New South Wales Newcastle 0241
New South Wales Newcastle 0249
New South Wales Nowra 0244
New South Wales Orange 0253
New South Wales Orange 0263
New South Wales Pakenham 0359
New South Wales Penrith 0247
New South Wales Port Macquarie 0265
New South Wales Queanbeyan 0251
New South Wales Queanbeyan 0252
New South Wales Queanbeyan 0261
New South Wales Queanbeyan 0262
New South Wales Riverina 0239
New South Wales Riverina 0259
New South Wales Riverina 0269
New South Wales Shepparton 0348
New South Wales Shepparton 0358
New South Wales Sydney 027
New South Wales Sydney 028
New South Wales Sydney 029
New South Wales Tamworth 0237
New South Wales Tamworth 0257
New South Wales Tamworth 0267
New South Wales Taree 0255
New South Wales Taree 0265
New South Wales Tathra 0254
New South Wales Tathra 0264
New South Wales Wagga Wagga 0239
New South Wales Wagga Wagga 0259
New South Wales Wagga Wagga 0269
New South Wales Windsor 0245
New South Wales Wollongong 0242
New South Wales Yass 0251
New South Wales Yass 0252
New South Wales Yass 0261
New South Wales Yass 0262

History of area code in New South Wales

The Australian telephone numbering plan has changed many times to deal with the expansion of the subscriber phone number demand.

According to the latest version of the Telephone numbering plan in Australia 2015, the Australian government applied 02 area code for New South Wales.

What is White Pages in New South Wales?

To make a successful phone call to New South Wales, the caller needs to know about the area code of that locality as well as the telephone number of the receiver. If they do't, access the White Pages of New South Wales to search for personal information those who callers want to contact.

The White Pages is a phone book that contains the contact information of names, addresses, and phone numbers of residents, businesses, service providers and government departments in New South Wales. It helps people in New South Wales keep in touch with each other, reconnect with their old relationships, check backgrounds and prevent crime. The White Pages also provides phone numbers, work time, maps, email addresses & websites for local New South Wales businesses which allows businesses to promote their products or services and stay in contact with their customers.

How to make a national call in New South Wales?

Australia uses eight digit local phone numbers preceded by the telephone prefix of area code. Therefore, users have to dial before someone's telephone number if they want to make a phone call from their place to another area. However, if the caller is located within the same area code of the receiver , you can omit the area code and just dial the last 8 digits. For instance:

  • Dialing from a different cities:

Caller wants to call for the number 5599 9999 in Albury.

Albury is in New South Wales.

The Area Code for Albury in New South Wales is 02

Follow the format like this: Area Code + Phone Number

Call: 02 5599 9999.

  • Dialing a number within the same city:

If the caller's phone shares the same area code as the called phone, the area code may be omitted.

Call: 5599 9999

How to make an international call in New South Wales?

The international phone system allows people in New South Wales to make a phone call internationally. An international phone call is made up of three parts:

Country code + Area Code + Phone Number

There are situations when making an international call:

  • Making an International call from New South Wales state

To make an international call from New South Wales 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.

  • Dialing an New South Wales number from Overseas

If the caller is in Uk and wants to call for the number 5599 9999 in Albury of New South Wales state.

The Country Code for the Australia is +61

The Area Code for Albury in New South Wales state is 0250

Follow the international format like this: Country code + Area Code + Phone Number

Remove the first "0".

Call: +61 2 5599 9999

The + sign on a mobile phone replaces the dial out code.

How to make a mobile call to New South Wales from overseas?

Calling a mobile number in New South Wales state from New Zealand follows the same process as calling a landline, except dropping the leading "0" from the area code.

Why did the call to New South Wales not work?

To a call to New South Wales is going through, users have to ensure that:

  • The local number you're dialing is correct.
  • Using the correct dialing format
    (country's exit code + Australia's country code + the New South Wales area code + the local number)
  • Dropping off the "0" in the area code from the area code or from the mobile telephone number when calling from outside Australia.

Special prefixes in New South Wales

The following codes are used in domestic dialling to serve local activities or give urgent advice in life-threatening situations for Australia people.

  • 000 is the telephone number for Emergency (Police, Fire, Ambulance)
  • 106 is used for the hearing impaired with a TTY terminal.
  • 112 is the international GSM mobile emergency telephone number.
  • 1800 xxx xxx is the free phone number for calls from within Australia except from mobile phones.
  • 13 xx xx/ 1300 xxx xxx is the fixed (untimed) low call rate from within Australia except from mobile phones. These numbers can provide source-based routing which are used to connect with customers by organisations such as food chains.

Other State or Territory Area Codes besides New South Wales area code

State/Territory Area code
Central East 02
South East 03
North East 07
Central and West 08

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