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Australian Based Live Answering Service. Low Rates from $1 per Day. Tailored Solutions to Suit Your Business Requirements.

Listen to A Live Call Recording

Our operators are trained to answer your calls as if they were your own reception staff. We provide a fully custom service and accommodate almost any business need. See what sets us apart from other Phone Answering providers by listening to a live call.

A Professional Voice for Your Business

Whether you need a live answering service to handle all phone calls; a support telephone answering service to relieve your reception staff and cater for high volume periods; or require an after-hours or emergency answering service to ensure business continuity; Business 1300 has the right telephone answering solution for your business.

Available Live Call Answering Services

Business 1300 is one of Australia's leading providers of telephone answering services. We provide a complete range of services with a wide range of features.

7 Day Free Cancellation

We're confident our Live Answering Services will help make your business even more outstanding. That's why we offer a 7 day free cancellation period for 24/7 Messaging, Team Answering and Virtual Reception plans.

If you're not completely satisfied with the service, cancel within 7 days at no charge.


Phone Answering Features and Functions

Our Live Answering Services provide unique features and functions that are designed to enhance caller experience and mimic the same quality of service that an in-house receptionist would provide. Use one or a combination of service features to suit your business requirements.

How Does Live Phone Answering Work?

Telephone answering services are simple to set up and can make your call management process even more seamless. Simply use your dedicated in-dial number to forward calls from your mobile, landline or PBX system. Our operators will then answer the call following a custom script and either take a message, take a booking or transfer the call directly as per your instructions.


Call Answering Services Designed for Businesses of All Sizes

Our wide range of live answering services are used by businesses Australia wide. From SOHO and small business operators to large enterprises and public companies.

“The telephone answering service provided by Business 1300 has been a great support to our company. We have the peace of mind that our calls will always be handled professionally by a real person and the messages will be delivered to the correct staff member.”
Warwick R
General Manager

If you’d like to learn more about our full range of telephone answering services, start a conversation with one of our expert business consultants on 1300 00 1300 or make an enquiry via email. We’ll be happy to help tailor the right answering service to your business.

24/7 Telephone Answering

Business 24/7 is a professional answering service that can be answered in a personal or a company name. Once the phone call is answered by the operator a message is taken and forwarded via email and SMS.

Never Miss A Call Again

SMS and Email Message

Easily read the messages taken by our operators on your mobile or email. You'll receive a message every time they take a call.

Call Answered In Your Business Name

All calls are answered following a customised script. Our call centre staff are trained to handle calls just like your own in-house staff.

24/7 Answering from $1 per Day

Our low-cost plans are designed to suit a variety of business requirements. Our LITE plan provides 20 included calls from as little as $1 per day.

Short or Long Term

Our services can be used for a variety of purposes with our short term and long term options.


Virtual Receptionist

Business Reception is a telephone answering service where the phone call is transferred to the intended recipient. This type of phone answering service goes beyond taking messages. The live operator will answer the phone call in either a personal or a company name, identify the required person (or department), and then transfer the call directly to the recipient.

Make a Positive First Impression

Multiple Team Members

Add a team member list to your service to transfer calls directly to the correct department or intended recipient.

Calls Transferred or Message Taken

Schedule when calls are transferred and when a message is taken based on the time of day or week.

Customised Scripts

All phone answering scripts used by the operators are fully customised to your business requirements.

Tailored Solutions

Our flexible options are designed to meet almost any business need. Virtual Reception Services can be used in multiple ways, from staff relief to an after-hours emergency line.


Business Team Answering

Business Team is a professional telephone answering service for business teams. Once the telephone call is answered by the operator a message is taken and forwarded via email and SMS directly to the intended recipient.

It's All About Teamwork

SMS/Email Sent to Designated Team Member

Easily send messages directly to the intended recipient or department.

100% Customised Service

Our services are fully tailored to your business requirements.

Short or Long Term Solutions

Business1300 provides both short term and long term periods to deliver you complete flexibility.

Customised Caller Info

All information that is collected is completely customisable. Choose what caller info you would like collected to best suit your business needs.


Virtual Business Bundle

Our Virtual Business Bundle combines a 1300 number with a live telephone answering service. That way you gain all the benefits of a 1300 number while making sure that you never miss a call.

Boost Your Business Image

Cheap Call Rates

Business 1300 offers competitive call rates and pricing for all our 1300 and 1800 number plans.

Choice of Services

Choose from a range of services including Business 24/7, Virtual Reception and Business Team.

Ultimate Call Management Solution

Use a combination of a 1300 number and live answering service to streamline your call management process.

Call Credits

Our 1300/1800 Bundle Plan has included call credits and includes a range of features and functions.


Short Term Phone Answering

Our Short Term Live Telephone Answering Services are designed to relieve your reception staff, assist during a marketing campaign or an unusually busy period, or take care of the telephone calls during the holiday season.

Get Some Short Term Help

Full Range of Services

Choose from a range of services including Business 24/7, Team Answering and Virtual Receptionist.

Custom Script

The service includes a completely customised script to suit your business requirements.

Choice of Message or Transfer

Our services provide multiple solutions to suit almost any business need. Choose between a message only service or call transfer service.

Flexible Call Packs

Choose a call pack that best suits your call volume. You can also add additional 1-month call packs at any time to extend your short term service.


What is the Difference Between Business 24/7, Team Answering and Virtual Receptionist?

Service Features
Custom Scripting and Questions
Take Online Bookings
Operates 24/7
Multiple Team Members
Call Transferring
Team Answering
Custom Scripting and Questions
Take Online Bookings
Operates 24/7
Multiple Team Members
Call Transferring
Business 24/7
Custom Scripting and Questions
Take Online Bookings
Operates 24/7
Multiple Team Members
Call Transferring
Virtual Receptionist
Custom Scripting and Questions
Take Online Bookings
Operates 24/7
Multiple Team Members
Call Transferring

Need Some Help Deciding Which Answering Service is For You?

Our customer service team is happy to help. Contact us on 1300 00 1300 or CLICK HERE to make an online enquiry. Our Business Consultants are experts in live answering services and will answer any questions you may have about the answering services.

Live Phone Answering - FAQs

Are the Operators Based in Australia?

Yes. Our operators are all based in Australia.

Does the Service Operate on Public Holidays?

Yes. All of our live answering services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round. This means your service is guaranteed to be working even on holidays like Christmas.

How Do I Connect My Service?

Once your service has been activated and is ready to go, we will send you a landline number also known as a DID (Dedicated Indial Number). Once you have received the landline number, you can then pass this on to your carrier to divert your desired number to the service. Alternatively, simply activate "call forwarding" on your mobile or office phone with your dedicated landline number.

Am I Able to Change My Plan?

Yes. All of our live answering service plans are flexible and are easily changed. If you are finding that your call volume no longer matches your current plan, you can change your plan rate any time at no cost. Rate plan changes occur at the start of the coming month after your request has been lodged.

Can I Change My Scripting Later On?

Yes. Our live answering services can be customised at any time. You can easily update scripting or questions asked at any time by sending a request to our customer care team.

Do I Have to Have a 1300 number to Activate a Live Answering Service?

No. Our live answering services can be activated without a 1300 number.

Are Call Answering Services Suitable for Small Businesses?

Are Call Answering Services Suitable for Small Businesses?

Phone Answering is an excellent solution for businesses of all sizes. Because they're so versatile in how you can use them, they're a great addition to any call management process. We also provide a range of cost-effective plans to suit different call volumes.

Never Miss A Call with Live Telephone Answering

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