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Electricity

The voltage in Australia is 220-240 volts and sockets are usually for Australian 3-pronged plugs. An adaptor will be required.


Embassies and consulates

British High Commission – Commonwealth Avenue - Yarralumla - Canberra ACT 2600 - t (02) 6270 6666 – www.ukinaustralia.fco.gov.uk

Embassy of Ireland – 20 Arkana Street - Yarralumla - Canberra ACT 2600 - t (02) 6273 3022 - www.embassyofireland.au.com

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Money

Currency

The currency is the Australian dollar ($A).


Telephone

To call Australia from abroad

Dial 00 + 61 + the state code (without the first 0) + the number.

To call home from Australia

Dial 0011 + country code (UK 44 and Ireland 353) + local code (without the first 0) + the number.

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