Can I connect to the NBN?

Computerworld Australia takes a look at the areas around Australia where residents can now connect to the NBN.

Australian Capital Territory


  • West Macgregor
  • The Fair, Watson



  • Alarah Estate
  • Ambrosia Estate
  • Selandra Rise


  • Berry Lane
  • Bluestone Green
  • Brunswick
  • Harcrest
  • Highlands
  • Lacrosse Docklands
  • Mernda Villages
  • Plenty River Estate
  • South Morang
  • Thirty 30 Estate

Brunswick, near Melbourne's CBD, was the first metropolitan area in Australia to be switched on to the NBN in August 2011. The Brunswick NBN footprint covers 2689 premises. The area has recorded one of the lowest consent rates to be connected to the network, with 50.4 per cent of premises consenting to an NBN connection.

It was also the first area in Victoria to be connected to the network, with Telstra responsible for rolling out infrastructure for roughly 2600 premises in the suburb. The first NBN-enabled café was also connected in Brunswick.

Mornington Peninsula

  • Peninsula Grange – Retirement Village


  • Woondella Estate


  • Alfredton
  • Allendale
  • Ballarat East
  • Blampied
  • Broomfield
  • Brown Hill
  • Bungaree
  • Bunkers Hill
  • Burrumbeet
  • Cambrian Hill
  • Cardigan
  • Carngham
  • The Chase
  • Creswick
  • Dean
  • Delacombe
  • Dunnstown
  • Enfield
  • Garibaldi
  • Gordon
  • Haddon
  • Invermay
  • Kingston
  • Miners Rest
  • Mitchell Park
  • Mount Rowan
  • Napoleons
  • Navigators
  • Nerrina
  • Newlyn North
  • Ross Creek
  • Scarsdale
  • Smythesdale
  • Smythes Creek
  • Snake Valley
  • Springbank
  • Trawalla
  • Warrenheip
  • Windermere
  • Yendon

Ballarat is the largest regional town in western Victoria and was one of the first areas to be announced in August 2011 to receive the NBN via fixed wireless in the less populated areas of the town.

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