The site relies on user contributions, so doesn’t have massive listings at the moment — but the ones there are useful, and there’s a definite emphasis on Australian numbers. If operators aren’t available, you still might be in for a lengthy wait, but it’s one way to beat the IVR blues. Thanks Simon!
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Angus Kidman | Lifehacker Editor
Angus has been writing professionally about technology since 1994 and breaking it for even longer. He is based in Sydney but spends a frankly unhealthy portion of his life on the road, tracking down the latest stories. In 2011, he won the IT Journo Award For Best Consumer Technology Journalist and Consensus IT Writers Award for Best Technical Writer for his work on Lifehacker; about time too.