Telecommunications Numbering Plan Variation 2012 (No. 1)
- F2012L01567
Repealed/Ceased
Plans/Communications as made
This instrument varies the Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997 to make amendments which supplement the supply of digital mobile numbers as the current supply of numbers (starting with ‘04’) may be exhausted as early as 2017, supplements the supply of geographic numbers in areas where the existing supply is expected to be exhausted within 20 years and also removes the geographic sectors around capital cities from the Numbering Plan.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Made 09 Jul 2012
Registered 17 Jul 2012
Tabled HR 14 Aug 2012
Tabled Senate 14 Aug 2012
Date of Ceasing 09 Aug 2013
Reason for Ceasing Repealed by
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Telecommunications Numbering Plan Variation 2012 (No. 1) 1

Telecommunications Act 1997

The Australian Communications And Media Authority makes the following variation under subsection 455 (1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Dated 9 July 2012

Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member

Richard Bean
[signed]
Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority


1              Name of variation

                This variation is the Telecommunications Numbering Plan Variation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This variation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Variation of Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997

                Schedule 1 varies the Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997.


Schedule 1        Variations

(section 3)

  

[1]           Paragraphs 3.5 (2) (a) and (b), (3) (a) and (4) (c)

omit

geographic sector or

[2]           Subparagraph 3.5 (5) (a) (i)

omit each mention of

geographic sector or

[3]           Paragraph 3.5 (6) (a)

omit

geographic sector or

[4]           Chapter 5, boxed note

omit

geographic

[5]           Subsections 6.25 (3) and (4)

substitute

         (3)   ACMA must allocate numbers for a standard zone unit as follows:

                (a)    if, in an available prefix for the standard zone unit, there is available a contiguous block of numbers that is greater than or equal to the request in size, ACMA must allocate the numbers from the available prefix;

               (b)    if there is no available prefix for the standard zone unit containing a contiguous block of numbers that is greater than or equal to the request in size, ACMA must allocate the numbers from an unavailable prefix for the standard zone unit.

         (4)   ACMA must allocate numbers for digital mobile services as follows:

                (a)    if, in an available prefix for digital mobile services, there is available a contiguous block of numbers that is greater than or equal to the request in size, ACMA must allocate the numbers from the available prefix;

               (b)    if there is no available prefix for digital mobile services containing a contiguous block of numbers that is greater than or equal to the request in size, ACMA must allocate the numbers from an unavailable prefix for digital mobile services.

         (5)   In this section:

available prefix means a prefix from which a number has previously been allocated.

unavailable prefix means a prefix from which a number has not previously been allocated.

[6]           Chapter 6, Part 3, boxed note

omit

or geographic sector

[7]           Paragraph 6.31 (b)

omit

a geographic sector or area

insert

an area

[8]           Paragraph 6.32 (4) (a)

omit

or geographic sector

[9]           Paragraph 6.32 (4) (b)

omit

unit or geographic sector.

insert

unit.

[10]         Paragraph 6.33 (1) (aa)

omit

unit or geographic sector;

insert

unit;

[11]         Paragraph 7A.6 (2) (b)

omit

[12]         Paragraphs 7A.6 (3) (a), (b) and (d)

omit

area, sector

insert

area

[13]         Subsection 11.17 (5)

omit

geographic

[14]         Schedule 2, table headed Central East Region, after area code (02) 33

insert

(02) 37

Armidale
Barraba
Glen Innes

Gunnedah
Inverell
Moree (except Berkley Downs, Bonnay, Boorooma, Borah Tank, Cumborah, Goodooga, Grawin, Lightning Ridge and Walgett charging zones)
Narrabri
Tamworth

(02) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 37

[15]         Schedule 2, table headed Central East Region, after area code (02) 38

insert

(02) 39

Adelong
Griffith
Hay
Narrandera
Temora
Wagga Wagga
West Wyalong

(02) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 39

[16]         Schedule 2, table headed Central East Region, after area code (02) 53

insert

(02) 54

Bega
Cooma

(02) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 54

[17]         Schedule 2, table headed South East Region, before area code (03) 40

insert

(03) 32

Colac
Geelong

(03) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 32

(03) 33

Ararat
Ballarat
Horsham
Kyneton (except Gisborne, Kyneton, Redesdale, Romsey, Trentham and Woodend charging zones)
Nhill

(03) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 33

(03) 34

Bendigo
Charlton
Echuca
Kerang
Kyneton (except Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Balliang and Mount Wallace charging zones)
Maryborough

(03) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 34

[18]         Schedule 2, table headed North East Region, after area code (07) 57

insert

(07) 70

Cairns

(07) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 70

(07) 75

Charleville
Dalby
Dirranbandi
Goondiwindi
Inglewood
Longreach
Miles
Roma
Stanthorpe
Toowoomba
Warwick

(07) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 75

[19]         Schedule 2, table headed North East Region, after area code (07) 76

insert

(07) 77

Cloncurry
Hughenden
Townsville

(07) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 77

(07) 79

Biloela
Emerald
Gladstone
Mackay
Rockhampton

(07) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 79

[20]         Schedule 2, table headed Central and West Region, before area code (08) 51

insert

(08) 25

Berri
Gawler
Kangaroo Island
Malalla
Murray Bridge
Nurioopta
Tailem Bend
Victor Harbour
Waikerie

(08) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 25

(08) 26

Ceduna
Port Augusta
Port Lincoln (except Thistle and Wedge charging zones)

Port Pirie

(08) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 26

Cook

Gladstone
Peterborough
Woomera

[21]         Schedule 2, table headed Central and West Region, after area code (08) 54

insert

(08) 55

Bullsbrook East
Northam (except Bolgart, Calingiri, Cunderdin, Cunderdin North, Dowerin, Ejanding, Goomalling, Jennacubbine, Konnongorring, Meckering, Northam, Studleigh, Tammin and Yorkrakine charging zones)
Pinjarra

(08) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 55

(08) 58

Albany
Katanning
Kondinin
Narrogin
Wagin

(08) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 58

[22]         Schedule 2, table headed Central and West Region, after area code (08) 68

insert

(08) 69

Carnamah
Carnarvon
Geraldton
Meekatharra
Morawa
Mullewa

(08) area code followed by 8 digit local number starting with 69

Wongan Hills (except Ballidu, Burakin, Cadoux, Dalwallinu, Dalwallinu West, Goodlands, Kalannie, Kalannie East, Wongan Hills, Wubin and Wubin West charging zones)

[23]         Schedule 3

substitute

Schedule 3        Numbers of geographic significance

(sections 3.5 and 3.7)

Part 1          Numbers of local geographic significance

 

Numbers of local geographic significance are to be allocated in the areas mentioned in the following tables.  A map showing the approximate boundaries of standard zone units for a metropolitan area is included after each table, for illustrative purposes only.

Sydney area

Area

Numbers in area

Area that is the Sydney standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 72, (02) 73, (02) 74, (02) 76, (02) 77, (02) 80, (02) 82, (02) 83, (02) 85, (02) 88, (02) 90, (02) 91, (02) 92, (02) 93, (02) 94, (02) 95, (02) 96, (02) 97, (02) 98 or (02) 99

Area that is the Sutherland standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 75, (02) 85 or (02) 95

Area that is the Bankstown standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 81, (02) 87 or (02) 97

Area that is the Parramatta standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 78, (02) 88 or (02) 98

Area that is the Terrey Hills standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 84, (02) 89, (02) 94 or (02) 99

Area that is the Avalon Beach standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 84, (02) 89, (02) 94 or (02) 99

Area that is the Dural standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 84, (02) 89, (02) 94 or (02) 99

Area that is the Blacktown standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 86, (02) 88 or (02) 98

Area that is the Liverpool standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 81, (02) 87 or (02) 97

Area that is the Engadine standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (02) 75, (02) 85 or (02) 95

Melbourne area

Area

Numbers in area

Area that is the Melbourne standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 70, (03) 71, (03) 77, (03) 78, (03) 79, (03) 83, (03) 85, (03) 86, (03) 90, (03) 91, (03) 93, (03) 94, (03) 95, (03) 96 or (03) 98

Area that is the Point Cook standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 73, (03) 83 or (03) 93

Area that is the Sydenham standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 73, (03) 83 or (03) 93

Area that is the Craigieburn standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 73, (03) 83 or (03) 93

Area that is the Eltham standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 84 or (03) 94

Area that is the Ringwood standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 88 or (03) 98

Area that is the Clayton standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 75, (03) 85 or (03) 95

Area that is the Werribee standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 80, (03) 87 or (03) 97

Area that is the Sunbury standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 80, (03) 87 or (03) 97

Area that is the Kalkallo standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 81, (03) 87 or (03) 97

Area that is the Whittlesea standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 81, (03) 87 or (03) 97

Area that is the Croydon standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 82, (03) 87 or (03) 97

Area that is the Dandenong standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (03) 87, (03) 89 or (03) 97

Brisbane area

Area

Numbers in area

Area that is the Brisbane standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 21, (07) 30, (07) 321, (07) 322, (07) 323, (07) 324, (07) 325, (07) 326, (07) 327, (07) 329, (07) 330, (07) 331, (07) 332, (07) 333, (07) 334, (07) 335, (07) 336, (07) 337, (07) 339, (07) 34, (07) 35, (07) 37, (07) 382, (07) 383, (07) 384, (07) 385, (07) 386, (07) 387, (07) 389 or (07) 39

Area that is the Sandgate standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 326, (07) 36, (07) 386

Area that is the Redcliffe standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 20, (07) 30, (07) 320, (07) 328, (07) 338, (07) 34 or (07) 388

Area that is the Samford standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 20, (07) 30, (07) 320, (07) 328, (07) 338, (07) 34 or (07) 388

Area that is the Ipswich standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 28, (07) 30, (07) 320, (07) 328, (07) 338, (07) 34 or (07) 388

Area that is the Beenleigh standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 28, (07) 30, (07) 320, (07) 328, (07) 338, (07) 34, (07) 380 or (07) 388

Area that is the Cleveland standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (07) 28, (07) 30, (07) 320, (07) 328, (07) 338, (07) 34 or (07) 388

Adelaide area

Area

Numbers in area

Area that is the Adelaide standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 700, (08) 707, (08) 708, (08) 710, (08) 711, (08) 713, (08) 714, (08) 715, (08) 716, (08) 717, (08) 720, (08) 721, (08) 733, (08) 742, (08) 744, (08) 747, (08) 810, (08) 811, (08) 812, (08) 813, (08) 814 (08) 815, (08) 816, (08) 817, (08) 819, (08) 820, (08) 821, (08) 822, (08) 823, (08) 824, (08) 825, (08) 826, (08) 827, (08) 829, (08) 830, (08) 831, (08) 833, (08) 834, (08) 835, (08) 836, (08) 837, (08) 839, (08) 840, (08) 841, (08) 842, (08) 843, (08) 844, (08) 845, (08) 846, (08) 847 or (08) 849

Area that is the Salisbury standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 718, (08) 728, (08) 737, (08) 738, (08) 739, (08) 818, (08) 828, (08) 838 or (08) 848

Area that is the Woodside standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 718, (08) 728, (08) 748, (08) 749, (08) 818, (08) 838 or (08) 848

Area that is the Mt Barker standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 718, (08) 719, (08) 728, (08) 729, (08) 818, (08) 838 or (08) 848

Area that is the McLaren Vale standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 718, (08) 726, (08) 727, (08) 728, (08) 818, (08) 838 or (08) 848

Perth area

Area

Numbers in area

Area that is the Perth standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 52, (08) 614, (08) 615, (08) 616, (08) 618, (08) 621, (08) 622, (08) 623, (08) 624, (08) 625, (08) 626, (08) 627, (08) 628, (08) 631, (08) 632, (08) 633, (08) 635, (08) 637, (08) 638, (08) 640, (08) 642, (08) 643, (08) 644, (08) 645, (08) 647, (08) 648, (08) 650, (08) 654, (08) 655 (08) 920, (08) 921, (08) 922, (08) 923, (08) 924, (08) 925, (08) 926, (08) 927, (08) 928, (08) 931, (08) 932, (08) 933, (08) 934, (08) 935, (08) 936, (08) 937, (08) 938, (08) 941, (08) 942, (08) 943, (08) 944, (08) 945, (08) 946, (08) 947 or (08) 948

Area that is the Fremantle standard zone unit

Numbers starting (08) 621, (08) 622, (08) 623, (08) 631, (08) 633, (08) 641, (08) 642, (08) 651, (08) 923, (08) 933 or (08) 943

Area that is the Wanneroo standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 620, (08) 630, (08) 634, (08) 640, (08) 920, (08) 930 or (08) 940

Area that is the Herne Hill standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 619, (08) 629, (08) 639, (08) 649, (08) 652, (08) 653, (08) 929, (08) 939 or (08) 949

Area that is the Kalamunda standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 619, (08) 629, (08) 639, (08) 649, (08) 656, (08) 657, (08) 929, (08) 939 or (08) 949

Area that is the Armadale standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 619, (08) 629, (08) 639, (08) 649, (08) 658, (08) 659, (08) 929, (08) 939 or (08) 949

Area that is the Spearwood standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 613, (08) 617, (08) 619, (08) 629, (08) 639, (08) 649, (08) 929, (08) 939 or (08) 949

Area that is the Rottnest Island standard zone unit

Numbers starting with (08) 613, (08) 617, (08) 619, (08) 629, (08) 639, (08) 649, (08) 929, (08) 939 or (08) 949

Part 2          Numbers of broad geographic significance

Numbers of broad geographic significance are to be allocated in the charging districts mentioned in the following table.

Charging district

Numbers in charging district

Sydney

Numbers starting with (02) 79, (02) 96 or (02) 99

Melbourne

Numbers starting with (03) 92 or (03) 99

Brisbane

Numbers starting with (07) 31 or (07) 381

Adelaide

Numbers starting with (08) 712, (08) 722, (08) 723, (08) 731, (08) 732 or (08) 832

Perth

Numbers starting with (08) 610, (08) 611, (08) 636 or (08) 646

[24]         Schedule 4, Part 1, after number prefix 0550

insert

05

(except 0550)

Digital mobile service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

[25]         Schedule 7, clause 2.5

omit

[26]         Schedule 8

omit

Digital mobile service

04

100,000 numbers

insert

Digital mobile service

04 or 05

100,000 numbers


Note

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