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How to call Australia from the USA/Canada:

011 - 61 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Australia numbers. **01161 and +61 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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Calling Australia from the United States explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 61 - Country Code for Australia
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 9 digits including area code
    • cell phones - 9 digits, 4 is the first digit nationwide
  • sample call from US to a landline in Sydney: 011 61 2 ???? ????

How to dial to Australia cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 61 4 ???? ????

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Adelaide 8 Hervey Bay 7 Rockhampton 7
Albury-Wodonga 2 Hobart 3 Rockingham 8
Ballarat 3 Launceston 3 Shepparton 3
Bendigo 3 Mackay 7 Sunbury 3
Brisbane 7 Maitland 2 Sunshine Coast 7
Bunbury 8 Mandurah 8 Sydney 2
Bundaberg 7 Melbourne 3 Tamworth 2
Cairns 7 Melton 3 Tweed Heads 7
Canberra 2 Mildura 3 Townsville 7
Darwin 8 Newcastle 2 Toowoomba 7
Geelong 3 Orange 2 Wagga Wagga 2
Gold Coast 7 Perth 8 Warrnambool 3
Gosford 2 Port Macquarie 2 Wollongong 2
Area codes by state
New South Wales, Canberra region and parts of northern Victoria 2 Queensland 7
Tasmania, Victoria and parts of southern New South Wales 3 Western Australia, South Australia, the Northern Territory, parts of New South Wales, Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands 8

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