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How do I phone Australia from the United Kingdom?

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In order to call Australia from a landline, simply dial the United Kingdom's exit code, followed by the Australia Country code, then the local number in Australia. An example for local number 02-123-12345 would be 00-61-2-123-12345.

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  1. Dial the exit code

    The first step is to dial the exit code, also referred to as the IDD. This will allow for calls to be made outside the country. The code for the United Kingdom is 00

  2. Dial the country code

    Dial the country code for Australia, which is 61.

  3. Dial the local number

    Dial the local number of the person you wish to contact, including area code. The final dialing string should be IDD+Country Code+Number.

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