NEW SOUTH WALES
Drivers caught using a mobile phone while driving would get a fine of $ 330 and a loss of four demerit points.
TERRITORY OF AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
The ACT has some of the strictest laws in the country. Drivers could be hit with a $ 528 fine and a loss of four demerit points, if text messages are detected or social networks are used while behind the wheel.
THE WEST OF AUSTRALIA
The fine for using a mobile phone when driving in Washington is $ 400 and three demerit points.
Motorists can receive a fine of $ 378 and three demerit points will be deducted if they are caught holding a phone for any reason while driving. This includes stopping at traffic lights or in congested traffic.
The double demerit points apply to the second subsequent telephone offenses committed within one year after an offense.
All drivers face severe penalties for the illegal use of a mobile phone: 4 demerit points are deducted and a $ 484 fine will be imposed.
The only time it is legal to touch a mobile phone while driving is if it is mounted inside the vehicle and can be used without touching it.
Drivers face a fine of $ 300 and a loss of 3 demerit points.
Drivers can not use a hand-held phone, even when they are stopped at the traffic light.
Motorists could face a $ 250 fine and a loss of three demerit points.
The fine for using a mobile phone while driving is $ 327, plus a government tax of $ 60, which amounts to $ 387. Three demerit points would also be deducted.
Drivers in South Australia are allowed to touch their phones if they are making or receiving a call in a decision mounted on the vehicle.