Telcotalk Blog

How to Find Someone's Phone Number in Australia

Damien Johnson - Monday, January 30, 2012

Sometimes it can be a real challenge finding a way to reach an old friend or a work-related contact.phone_book

Finding a phone number for an old friend or small business is often not as easy as we expect it to be. This is because these days people and businesses can make their numbers private.

Still, to this day, the best way to find a person’s or business’s number is by looking in your local directory. However, there may be a couple of directories you haven’t thought of. So here is a list of five websites/directories that should give you the best chances of reaching that particular someone or business.

1. White Pages

A classic, the White Pages website allows you to search for people and businesses by inputting their name or business and searching for any numbers that correspond. Much like its hard copy counterpart, White Pages online is an extremely comprehensive alphabetical directory. Best of all, the online version is more up to date.

2. Yellow Pages

Yellow Pages, both the online version and hard copy, is an Australian-wide directory for Australian Businesses. The online portion has the same advantage as White Pages in that it is more up to date than its hard copy counterpart.

3. Person Lookup

Purely an online service, Person Lookup is a free-of-charge site that allows you to do national searches for phone numbers and addresses in Australia. It also includes a reverse search option where you can search for someone by inputting their phone number. It’s fast and simple with clear results.

4. Local Directories

Local Directories deals with local businesses within the areas of New South Wales, Queensland, and the Northern Territory. However, the directory may not cover all businesses with these states or territory.

5. Local Blue Pages

Similar to Local Directories, Local Blue Pages is a directory for local businesses residing within the suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria only.

We hope this list has proven helpful and that you manage to catch up with friends or find a business you’ve been looking for. If you have directories you find useful that haven’t been listed here, feel free to share them in the comments blow.


* Image source: How can i recycle this / Flickr Creative Commons

Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Recent Posts


mobile deals mobile landline relocating phone services telstra ACMA service report online risks fixed line mobile charging iPhone phone provider service mobile office cyber-security week Customer service mobile cap deals business phone services phone directory perfect phone company international roaming marketing ideas great service phone company bad service phone company voip solutions autocorrect 1300 numbers, 1800 numbers, Inbound Numbers, reverse numbers, free call numbers cheap marketing tools internet security security small business fax options telecommunication trends internet solutions domains and small business mobile caps mobile cap call charges social media marketing relocating phone lines internet broadband problems message bank good service office fax how to tether Sip trunks fax2email social media roaming charges mobile telco solutions hosted voip business phone advertising telco stats phone number how to change phone providers mobile reception voicemail fax to email marketing group voicemail phone features, landline services, landline features internet connection faxing land line marketing your business tethering voip systems reverse search squirrel mail domains service standards small business voip social networking check mobile caps mobile cap analysis mobile transfers mobile billing mobile phone recycling phone relocation telco mobile phone provider ISDN changing phone providers best phone company fax options kids and internet 30 second billing business lines roaming mobile phone companies voip benefits mobile costs telecommunications statistics mobile phone cyber security used mobile PSTN hosted pbx webmail texting telco service texting stats email Phone Lines VoIP mobile cap plans


    About TelcoTalk

    A little about who we are and how we save you money.


    TelcoTalk Landlines

    Competitively priced plans to suit your needs.


    TelcoTalk Internet

    Free connections and transfers to TelcoTalk.


    TelcoTalk Bundle

    Massive savings available when you bundle your phone + internet.