Communications in Australia

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Official Language
The lingua franca of Australia is English. English is also the common language in different sectors such as the legislature, justice, administrative services, work, correspondence.
Other Languages Spoken
In Australia minority groups use more than 200 languages including the Aborigine languages and immigrant languages (Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Lebanese, Vietnamese,Turkish, etc.)
Business Language
Getting Some Knowledge
Free Translation Tools
World reference : bilingual translations in several languages

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Quality of Communications
Means of communication in Australia are well developed and cover the whole country except the most remote areas. On the other hand, the use of mobile phones or Internet may be difficult in rural areas.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Australia, Dial  0011
To Make a Call to in Australia, Dial +61
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
Mobile Telephone Standards
National Mobile Phone Operators
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, AAPT.

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, AAPT.
Access in Public Places
Cybercafés are found in towns and in the provinces. More and more bars are offering Wifi access.
Access in Hotels
Apart from some exceptions, only hotels in big cities have an Internet connection. There are more and more of them.

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