Andrew Brown - 2008-01-21

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I am keen to see this feature available. Is there any progress on this?

For reference:
Australia (Country Code 61) has 10-digit phone numbers for all phones.
Australia operates a geographic numbering system for land lines.
The first 2 digits are an area code (loosely state based)
followed by an 8-digit local number. The first 2 or more digits of the
local number indicate the locality (exchange based)

All area codes have zero as the first digit.
02 New South Wales
03 Victoria & Tasmania
07 Queensland
08 Western Australia, South Australia & Northern Territory

Land line numbers are commonly written as:
02 9888 1234, or
(02) 9888 1234

Mobile phones have numbers starting with "04". Historically,
the 10-digit mobile number consisted of a 4-digit carrier code
followed by a 6-digit number. the 4-digit code identified the
network the phone was connected to, as well as the technology
AMPS, GSM, CDMA etc. Now with number portability legislation
the carrier code distinction is no longer valid.

Mobile numbers are commonly written as:
0412 123 123, or
(0412) 123 123

International call to land line and mobile phone numbers use
country code 61 followed by the last 9 digit of the phone number
(ie: drop the leading zero)

Special numbers also exits. The most common are:

Local Rate: 6-digit (13 XX XX), 8-digit (13 XXX XXX) or
10-digit (130X XXX XXX)

Freecall: 10-digit (180X XXX XXX)