The area code is not required when calling locally.
Australia uses the free call prefix of 1800 for calls from fixed line telephones.Calls to 1800 numbers may incur a charge when made from mobile phones.There are also numbers which are charged at the cost similar to a local call.These types of telephone numbers are not accessible from outside Australia.The 190X prefix is for premium rate services such as recorded information, competition lines, adult chat lines, psychics etc.These types of calls usually incur very high rates.If you believe that the information on any part of this page is incorrect or out of date please let us know.Our contact details are available on the Contact Us page. But those of us who work in libraries know differently, don’t we? I am writing a book about strange-but-true stories from libraries. Many people think of the library as a quiet, relaxing, calm haven in which to spend time pleasantly browsing and reading. We’ve seen and heard things that are bizarre, kinky, beyond weird, bold, and almost indescribable.