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The mobile network progresses!

Australia's mobile service started in Melbourne in August, 1981 In December 1981 the first Mobile call from Sydney was made Meanwhile tourists in the heart of Australia at Ayers Rock (now Uluru) were looking for alternative ways of sending messages home to loved ones.