Zero to nine are spelt out in full e.g. six women, four cars. Numerals can be used for numbers 10 and above, as below. A thin space is recommended in numerals with more than four digits. (The thin space can be found using the insert symbol, special characters tool for ¼ em).
- 10 to 999 999
- 10 million, one billion
- 1000, 10 000 and 100 000
- 10th century (lower case for century)
- Year 12
- Telephone numbers + 61 2 6620 3354 when including the international code; 02 6620 3109 or 1800 626 481, no bracket around area code. Ensure all phone numbers are kept on the one line.
Exceptions to these guidelines are when a sentence begins with a number or when using numbers in tables etc
Updated: 26 April 2013