Moving in : Sydney


Landline phone in Sydney


Home > Expat Guides > Oceania > Australia > Sydney
Tools:

You have the choice between several providers but the most famous are Optus and Telstra (for Landlines) and Vodafone, Orange, Three and Virgin Mobile (for mobile phones).

An Australian phone number consists of 8 figures, and when you call another State or special number you have to add a local area code
The numbers of mobile phones begin with 04.

Local area codes and special prefixes in Australia:
New South Wales (Sydney) and ACT (Camberra):  02
Tasmania (Hobart) and Victoria (Melbourne): 03
Queensland (Brisbane and Cains):  07
Western Australia (Perth), South Australia (Adelaide) and Norther Territories (Darwin):  08
Free numbers: 1800

Useful Numbers
Police, fire and ambulance: 000
Speaking clock number: 1194
Directory Assistance
- Sydney and other Australian numbers 1223
- International numbers: 1225

To call Australia from an other country you have to add 61 before your number.

Phone directory: http://www.whitepages.com.au/


Related article: Mobile Phone in Australia

Update 29/04/2008


Tools:

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Addthis

Recommended Service Partners

International Movers

When you move internationally you are taking a big step. Lots of things are changing and you have a million things to think about and take care of. If you are able to select a top of the line moving company that moves for a modest price, it can take a big weight of your shoulders in busy times.

Our network of international removal companies can move your furniture & possessions to Australia and anywhere overseas.

Filling in the form at the bottom will allow you to request up to 5 quotes from various moving companies. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.



Do you have comments or personal information to communicate about this article? Add your comment.


Go to the Forum to talk more about landline phone in Sydney, moving in.


Find more definitions and general answers on expatriation issues in the Expat FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).