This information is appropriate for developers and their design and build representatives of a new property development that require pathway works to connect to the nbn™ network.
Pathway works is one of the ways the nbn™ network can be delivered to your development. Developments that require pathways have more than 3 premises. Pathway works are typically needed for
An MDU refers to development that
You should review the information below before you commence any work to ensure that the designs and builds are done according to nbn™ network standards to avoid remediation, delays or fees.
nbn will assess your eligibility to receive the nbn™ network using the details submitted by the pre-qualification online tool. Qualified applications are sent a developer agreement which would specify which sites require nbn™ infrastructure and costs. If you are unsure if your development should follow the pit and pipe building process, contact nbn and quote your stage application reference.
A new request and developer agreement will need to be submitted if there are amends to the number of sites to be constructed.
The developer or their representative is responsible for designing and building the pathway works to nbn™ network standards.
For all of your development, you will need to:
nbn is responsible for the construction of the nbn™ technology and the installation of the nbn™ network. nbn will introduce a construction partner after the pre-delivery pathway inspection.
Once the Notice of Practical Completion (PCN) is received and approved by the nbn, nbn will organise the installation of the nbn™ network. nbn will install the nbn™ network through a delivery partner who will connect fibre to the internal of the premises. The installation will take a minimum 8 weeks and it will be completed with the aim to meet the estimated premises occupation date as provided by you. Once complete, nbn will send you a notice that the site is in service.
All premises must be connected to the nbn™ network through a service provider by the resident.
Cabling for the nbn™ network for your nominated technology must be done by registered cablers using nbn standards and guidelines.
nbn has prepared marketing resources to assist you with the promotion of your nbn™ network ready property.
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