1300 OR 1800 NUMBERS FOR just $10 ONLY

Available Numbers

To understand how 1300 number and 1800 number availability works, we will need to expand how the industry started, how we got to the position we are in today and what are you options.

The industry was de-regulated back in the last 90’s which created the space for smaller players to enter against the encumbants. 

During this process the ACMA created an auction process for 13/1300/1800 numbers where you could nominate for a number, then at the next auction day place a bid and fingers crossed you won it.   There were a number of key players who decided this was a great time to buy up some assets and they did.  This has wiped out most of the obvious words from the available number pool. 

Simple Telecom stays away from this part of the industry, we prefer to just point you in the right direction, encourage you to buy a number directly if its available, or come up with something else and buy that as a backup plan.

do you want a
1300 or 1800

$10 /month

do you want a
1300 or 1800

$10 /month

The place to buy numbers is: www.thenumberingsystem.com.au. You will be looking at a minimum of $250 to grab a number from them and have your credit card ready to make the process quick and easy.

Once you have purchase the number from them, enter the relevant details in the signup process paying special attention to the ROU Name.  This is generally the business name you registered the new number with the ACMA on the www.thenumberingsystem.com.au website.

In the Simple Telecom signup process we give you the option of activating a premium number – or opting for a standard free number.  These numbers are free in the sense of comparing them to the premium numbers, they have no initial charge, only the ongoing monthly fees.  

The downside of these numbers is – they won’t make a special word, or have a great memorable sequence of numbers.  Also, they are randomly assigned. We have very little control over the numbers and by default we allocate numbers at random.  If you have a particular objection to a number you receive – you can reach out to support and request that we switch the number.  Obviously this needs to be done immediately so it’s cheaper for all parties involved.


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Short answer is potentially. We refer you directly to the source, the ACMA.  Head to www.thenumberingsystem.com.au and click on the green button on the bottom left. Search for your number here. If its available – buy it. If not, try some other combination!

If you opt for a free standard number, it will be done quick as possible – usually we get this done within a few minutes during business day.

If you opt for a premium number (That makes a word or sequence of numbers purchased from the ACMA) then it can vary depending on the word load with the carrier, however at the time of writing we have been averaging 4 business days.


  • Prosperity Media have used Simple Telecom’s 1300 Number service for several years for our growing online marketing business. We have found the pricing to be great and the customer service to be top notch. Any questions we had were quickly answered via call or email. The reports provided are also great. If you are a small to medium business looking for a 1300 number or managed answering service chat to the team at Simple today.

    James Norquay

  • When I first looked into getting a 1300 number, it seemed impossible – it looked like I would have to sign up to a plan and pay a huge monthly fee to one of the big Telcos. I was delighted when I found Simple Telcom, and discovered that I could set it all up so easily. Our auto top up account is super-convenient, and the website is easy to use. Technology is a powerful tool for small business, and tools like Simple Telecom help us display a professional brand to the world.


  • To have a 1300 Number Callers can call a 1300 number from any fixed landline in Australia for the cost of a local call. Simple telecom provides quality services & wide rage of call routing built in facilities which helps in handling big call volume very easily.

    Muhammad Mohsin

  • Upgrading from personal phone numbers to a professional 1300 number service has changed the way we do business at Creative Installations. Simple Telecom helped us set up our 1300 number to work just the way we want for maximum customer satisfaction, with on going support and an increase in customer enquires, getting a 1300 number with Simple Telecom comes highly recommended if you want to grow your business

    Mark Tourni

  • As Australia’s largest seller of Isagenix products, we handle a large number of phone calls from our customers. It was paramount for our business to be able to redirect our three most common customer queries to relevant members of our business. Simple Telecom allows us to do this easily with their keypress menu functionality. We have also made use of the ability to route a call to multiple phone numbers – if one of us can’t get to their phone it is automatically rerouted to someone that can.

    Gabby Lois

  • Here at Digital Hitmen, we use Simple Telecom for a variety of services including our 1300 customer service number and recording of phone calls. We’re regularly on the road meeting clients, and their recording services allow us to refer back to calls we make during transit. If we ever have an issue with the setup of one of our numbers, the guys are extremely helpful and implement a solution in a very timely manner.

    Brad Russell

  • Being a business that generates most of our leads online, we rely on a fast, reliable phone service. We’ve been using Simple Telecom for 12 months now and we’ve never had any issues with connection, sound etc. Can’t recommend them highly enough!

    Rusty Franks

  • We were recommended this company through a friend that already uses their services. Although we are a fairly new business, we have loved how easy (and cost effective) it was to set up a phone system. We love the features on offer too – if we miss a call we get notified via email.

    Marc Loats

  • We rely heavily on phone calls to get customers for various locksmith related jobs. It’s just something that we can’t afford to get wrong. Simple Telecom are a hidden gem! Prices are great, the setup is extremely easy and there’s never any problems with calls dropping out or anything like that. If you’re looking at setting up a phone call system for your business I suggest you look at these guys as they are top notch.

    Cathy Williams

  • We have had our 1300 number through Simple Telecom for almost eight years now and it has been the best thing for our business. The set up was effortless on our behalf and we don’t have any issues ongoing issues, I never think about it. Unbelievably the cost is less than a cup of coffee for the whole month.

    I thoroughly recommend Simple Telecom to be an asset to any business, in fact if you don’t have one “Why Not”? Advertising is easy, Website and your 1300 number – boom you’re done, keep it simple, people love it!


  • I have been using Simple Telecom in my business for several years. I have found their service to be consistently reliable, and extremely affordable. Using a 1300 number makes me look professional in the eyes of my client, and their reporting allows me to better keep track of my inbound calls. I highly recommend Simple Telecom.

    Jason Boyd

  • Our clients from all across Australia are happy to have access to us via a 1300 number. It allows easy contact and none of our calls go unanswered. In our marketing, we are confident in providing the 1300 number across all our mediums as it provides a professional standing to our business. For us, it is not a huge cost for the business. We have been with Simple Telecom since early 2011 and we have only had to contact support once because everything actually is very “simple”. Once you are setup, viewing reports & managing the accounts is all done online and very easy to do!

    John Hehir

  • By having a 1800 number it allows us to have “one” number that can be diverted as we need it. We are not always in the office and have the number diverted to the person on call. Being a service provider that needs to respond 24/7 the 1800 number suits our needs perfectly.

    Gareth Deeg

  • 1300 numbers provides one single point of contact for our business. It enables current and prospective customers to call our business from a fixed line anywhere in the country, and are charged a local call rate from any landline in Australia. A 1300 Number is a cost effective way of showing callers we’re more than just a local business.

    The phone answering service ensures our customers have the best call experience possible, customers calls are answered immediately and the quick delivery of the message ensures the right person in our team responds!

    Kelvin Durcan

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