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Laws and regulations for SMS in Australia

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Written by Amy
Updated over a week ago

Mobile country code (MCC)

  • 505

International dialling prefix:

  • 61

Major carriers:

  • Optus

  • Telstra

  • Vodafone

SMSGlobal supported:

  • Long Code - Yes

  • Short Code - No

  • Sender ID - Fully dynamic. No pre-registration is required.

One-way communication - Yes

Two-way communication - Yes (via long code or SMSGlobal's shared numbers).

Opt-in requirements - Customer consent is a must for sending SMS messages.

Opt-out requirements - STOP keyword must be included for contacts to opt-out of receiving messages.

Message content - Include clear and accurate information about the person or business responsible for sending the SMS message.

Message format supported:

  • Unicode - Yes

  • Concatenated messages - Yes

Delivery receipts (DLR) supported - Yes

Useful regulatory links:

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