Call Restriction

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Call Restriction is a pin activated toll bar used to manage the calls outside your calling area, 0900 services or mobile calls that get made from your home phone.

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Turn On


To restrict chargeable calls

  1. Listen for the dial tone
  2. Dial 1880
  3. Enter four digit PIN
  4. Wait for the confirmation tone (long-short-long)
  5. Hang up

Turn Off


To make chargeable calls

  1. Listen for the dial tone
  2. Dial 1881
  3. Enter four digit PIN
  4. Wait for the confirmation tone (long-short-long)
  5. Hang up
  6. Lift the handset and dial the chargeable number
  7. Turn Call Restriction on again when you have finished

What types can I have?

Call Restriction - No Directory Access
Barred Call Types Allowed Call Types
National Direct Dial (03, 04, 06, 07, 09) Spark Service Numbers (111 and 1xy)
National Operator Assisted (010) Local calls
National Price Required (013) 0800 calls
International Directory Assistance (0172) Spark Calling Card (012)
National Directory Assistance (018) Voice Services (08320, 08321)
International Direct Dial (001-009) VPN (0835x)
International Price Required and others (016) Pacnet dialups (17xy, 087xy)
International Operator Assistance (0170) Home Country Direct (000xyz)
0900 service National Operator assisted calls (0110)
(You can make a Collect, Calling Card, or Credit Card call)
Mobile, Paging International Operator assisted calls to 0173
(You can make a Collect, Calling Card, or Credit Card call)
Scott Base (02x) TelstraClear Toll Free (0508)
Minicall (0868) TelstraClear Calling Card (0502)
Sea Link (08361) TelstraClear free to call (05032, 05036)
Voice Services (08322-9 assisted)  
Audio Conference (0830xy)  
Video Conference (0833)  
Interconnect (050-058 - except 0508, 0502, 05032, 05036)  
Call Restriction - Directory Access

The same restrictions as the standard Call Restriction apply, however you have the ability to call the following numbers:

  • National Directory Assistance (018)
  • International Directory Assistance (0172)

International - Directory Access

When the bar is active, the following calls are barred:

  • International Direct Dial (001-009)
  • International Price Required and others (016)
  • International Operator Assistance (0170)
  • Spark International Access (0501)

International - No Directory Access

When the bar is active the same restrictions as the International Call Restrictions apply with the following restrictions added:

  • International Directory Assistance (0172)
  • National Directory Assistance (018)



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