Telephone numbers beginning with 1800 are free calls if you ring from aprivate telephone and cost the same as a local call if you ring from a payphone. Numbers beginningwith 13 or 1300 are charged at local call rates. Some 1300 and 1800 numbers can be used only fromoutside the capital city. Mobile phone rates apply to calls from mobile phones.For telephone numbers not beginning with 13, 1300 or 1800: If ringing from outside Australia, dial theAustralia prefix 61, then the area code without the 0, then the number. If ringing from within Australiabut outside the relevant state or territory, dial the area code, and then the number.
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