Is it illegal to prank call in Australia?


Is it illegal to prank call in Australia?

The classic kids joke prank calling like Bart Simpson is a fond memory for most 90’s kids. Thankfully, prank calling is not exactly illegal. You could however be reported to the police for harassment if it is an on-going thing.

Prank calling is a thing of the past with modern phones as nobody really has private numbers anymore, meaning that you could receive a prank or aggressive call straight back.

Prank calling is legal in;

  • Queensland
  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Tasmania
  • South Australia
  • Western Australia
  • Northern Territory
Is it illegal to prank call in Australia?

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