I've received the following email from a usually reliable source.
FYI Here is something you must all do if you have not done it already, how bad is it that if you are not on the register, you get the charge for them making the call. YOUR CHOICE........... This is for Australian phone numbers! REMEMBER: Mobile Phone Numbers Go Public next month. REMINDER all mobile phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sale calls. YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS Below is a link where you can enter your phone numbers online to put an end to telemarketing calls https://www.donotcall.gov.au/ Melinda Leighton Office Coordinator and Security Administrator Communication Services | Department of the Premier and Cabinet Level 2 | 100 George Street | Exec Bldg | Brisbane Queensland 4000 T: 07 322 58851 (Ext 58851) | F: 07 3225 8614 E: email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org |