Victoria currently utilizes 1 area codes that are dedicated for the form of geographic numbers: (03). Accordingly, area code (03) covers these following localities of Victoria including Bairnsdale, Ballarat, Bendigo, Casterton, Colac, Corryong, Drouin, Foster, Geelong, Melbourne, Mildura, Mornington, Numurkah, Portland, Rosebud, Traralgon, Wangaratta, Warburton, Warragul, Warrnambool, Yarra Ranges. Regarding the form of mobile telephone numbers, (04) is applied for the whole country, regardless of the caller's location.
The following table sets out the form of geographic numbers for use in Victoria:
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 03 area code for Victoria.
To make a successful phone call to Victoria, 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 Victoria 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 Victoria. It helps people in Victoria 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 Victoria businesses which allows businesses to promote their products or services and stay in contact with their customers.
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:
Caller wants to call for the number 5599 9999 in Bairnsdale.
Bairnsdale is in Victoria.
The Area Code for Bairnsdale in Victoria is 03
Follow the format like this: Area Code + Phone Number
Call: 03 5599 9999.
If the caller's phone shares the same area code as the called phone, the area code may be omitted.
Call: 5599 9999
The international phone system allows people in Victoria 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:
To make an international call from Victoria 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.
If the caller is in Uk and wants to call for the number 5599 9999 in Bairnsdale of Victoria state.
The Country Code for the Australia is +61
The Area Code for Bairnsdale in Victoria state is 0341
Follow the international format like this: Country code + Area Code + Phone Number
Remove the first "0".
Call: +61 3 5599 9999
The + sign on a mobile phone replaces the dial out code.
Calling a mobile number in Victoria state from New Zealand follows the same process as calling a landline, except dropping the leading "0" from the area code.
To a call to Victoria is going through, users have to ensure that:
The following codes are used in domestic dialling to serve local activities or give urgent advice in life-threatening situations for Australia people.
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