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Area Code/Australia


Country Code +61

Area Codes by Region and State

Central East Region

(New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory. parts of northern Victoria)


South East Region

(Tasmania, most of Victoria & parts of southern New South Wales)


Digital GSM Mobile phones

(All States)


North East Region



Central & West Region

(South Australia, Northern Territory & Western Australia)


Notes about mobile phones in Australia

Digital GSM Mobile phones (area code 4): the Australian GSM mobile standard is GSM 900/1800, with CDMA service in some areas.

Telstra discontinued its AMPS-800 analog network nationwide in 2002, having replaced it with a CDMA-800 network. Orange also offers CDMA service.

Here's a list of the mobile networks active in Australia:

  • GSM-900
Singtel Optus (Australia Wide)
Telstra (Australia Wide)
Vodafone (Australia Wide)
  • GSM-1800
3-Com (Some Major Cities Only)
  • CDMA-800
Telstra (Australia Wide)

GSM roaming agreements exist between Australian and USA carriers for those with Dual-Band 900/1900 or Tri-Band 900/1800/1900 handsets, or USA-based SIM cards can be used in GSM-900 and 1800 handsets.

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