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Millions more Aussies ready for 18x faster nbn

13 December 2023

  • Three million homes and businesses can now get fibre connected all the way to their premises as part of nbn’s fibre upgrade program.
  • The continued rollout means millions more Australians now have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of nbn’s fastest and most reliable residential broadband.
  • An additional 400,000 Australian homes and businesses have been announced as part of the program and are on target to become eligible for full fibre by 2025, with new suburbs added across the country.#
  • Full fibre allows people to access nbn’s fastest residential plan which is up to 18x faster than the average home broadband connection##, making it perfect for large households, gamers and working from home.##

Three million more Australian homes and businesses can now upgrade from copper-based connections to full fibre and enjoy the benefits of our fastest residential plan to improve streaming, gaming and working from home.

The milestone coincided with the announcement of an additional 400,000 homes and businesses now added to the program to deliver full fibre to more Australians.

Australians can check if their place can get full fibre by going to

By the end of 2025, more than 10 million Australian premises will be able to order our fastest residential plan.

Will Irving, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer for nbn, said:

“Full fibre provides a fast, reliable, and consistent online experience, even at the busiest times of the day.### Most importantly, it’s designed for a future where giant leaps in technology and homes with multiple devices are the norm.

“The average Australian home now has more than 21 connected devices – despite that surge in data, two out of three Australians connected to nbn haven’t changed their plans within the last three years.

“We are using more connected devices, technology has advanced, our data use just keeps going up – has your plan kept up with what you now need? 

“Full fibre is our most reliable connection – perfect for gamers, virtual reality, big families, cloud storage, YouTube uploaders, and 360 video and more.

“It’s also our most responsive technology for making video calls, uploading photos, videos, big files or streaming box sets and gaming online all at the same time – with less stuttering, buffering or dropouts.

“Fibre allows our fastest residential plan which allows you to download a Call of Duty (130GB) game update in under 30 minutes – it can take seven hours on a standard residential plan.##

“Our fastest residential plan can also save you plenty of time if you are working from home.

“A 200MB file can download 10 times more quickly compared to a standard residential plan (four seconds compared to 42 seconds), while uploading can be twice as fast (42 seconds compared to 102 seconds) – that means less waiting and less stress.

“An extra 57,248 kilometres of fibre was rolled out across the country this year as part of nbn’s fibre upgrades currently underway – that’s enough fibre to span from Sydney to New York and back almost twice.

“We encourage customers to check with their internet provider to see if their plan has enough speed and data inclusions.” 


# NBN Co reserves the right to amend the list of targeted suburbs and towns for the local fibre network build at its discretion if circumstances change and if absolutely necessary.

## Standard plan refers to nbn’s Home Standard 50 Mbps plan.

### End user experiences may vary depending on factors such as their nbn technology, internet provider, plan, and equipment set up in their home.

Suburbs and towns where 400,000 homes and businesses will be eligible for full fibre:


Belconnen, Bonython, Calwell, Cook, Fadden, Garran, Gordon*, Griffith, Holt, Isaacs, Kaleen, Kambah, Macquarie, Mawson, Narrabundah, O'Malley, Phillip, Wanniassa, Weston, Yarralumla*


Albion Park*, Albury*, Ambarvale*, Arakoon, Ashmont*, Avoca Beach*, Balcolyn, Bankstown*, Bardia, Bargo, Barooga, Bathurst*, Beechwood, Bega, Belmont North*, Belmont South, Belrose, Berkeley*, Berowra Heights*, Berowra*, Bexhill, Bilambil Heights, Bilgola Plateau*, Birmingham Gardens, Blackheath*, Blair Athol, Boat Harbour, Bombala, Bonny Hills, Bonnyrigg Heights, Boolaroo, Bourkelands, Bowenfels, Bray Park, Brightwaters, Brookvale*, Brunswick Heads, Budgewoi*, Buronga, Burrill Lake, Burwood, Buxton, Byron Bay*, Cabramatta, Camden, Cams Wharf, Cardiff South, Carlingford, Carrington, Cartwright, Casino*, Castle Hill*, Casula*, Cecil Hills, Cessnock*, Chain Valley Bay, Charlestown*, Chatswood, Chester Hill, Condobolin, Cooma*, Cooranbong*, Copacabana, Corowa*, Cowan, Cowra*, Crookwell, Croudace Bay, Cumbalum, Dolphin Point, Dora Creek, Double Bay*, Doyalson, Dungog, East Wagga Wagga, Edgeworth*, Elderslie*, Ellis Lane, Erowal Bay, Estella, Evans Head, Fairfield East, Fairfield*, Floraville, Forest Hill, Freemans Reach, Frenchs Forest, Geneva, Georgetown, Gilgandra*, Glendale*, Glenridding, Gorokan*, Goulburn*, Grafton*, Grasmere, Green Point*, Greenacre, Greystanes, Griffith*, Guerilla Bay, Gunnedah*, Hamilton South*, Harrington*, Heatherbrae, Henley, Highfields, Holgate, Hyland Park, Ingleburn, Jerrabomberra*, Jesmond, Jindabyne*, Kangy Angy, Katoomba*, Keiraville*, Kianga, Killarney Heights, Kings Point, Kotara*, Kurri Kurri*, Kyogle, Lake Albert, Lake Cathie, Lake Haven*, Lambton*, Lansvale, Lavington*, Lawson, Leeton, Leura*, Lilli Pilli, Lithgow*, Lloyd, Luddenham, Macksville*, Macquarie Links, Macquarie Park*, Malua Bay, Mannering Park*, Mascot*, McGraths Hill, Medowie*, Merewether Heights*, Merewether*, Merimbula*, Milperra, Minmi, Mirrabooka, Mittagong*, Moama, Morisset Park, Morisset, Moruya, Mossy Point, Mount Austin*, Mount Kuring-Gai, Mount Ousley*, Mount Vernon, Mulgoa, Mulgrave, Mullumbimby, Mulwala, Murrays Beach, Murwillumbah*, Myola, Narara*, Narellan*, Narooma, Narrabeen, Narrabri*, Narromine, New Lambton Heights, New Lambton*, Newcastle East*, Newcastle*, Newington, Newtown*, Noraville*, North Avoca, North Balgowlah, North Haven, North Lambton*, North Narooma, North Rocks, North Ryde, North Sydney*, Old Erowal Bay*, Orange*, Padstow*, Pearl Beach, Pennant Hills, Pitt Town, Port Macquarie*, Pyrmont, Rankin Park, Raymond Terrace*, Redfern, Redhead, Regents Park, Regentville, Revesby, Richmond Hill, Riverwood, Robin Hill, Rocky Point, Scarborough, Scone*, Scotts Head, Seahampton, Silverdale, Silverwater, Singleton Heights*, Singleton*, Smithfield*, South Albury*, South Bathurst*, South Bowenfels, South Grafton*, South Murwillumbah, South Penrith*, South West Rocks*, Speers Point*, Springfield, Stockton*, Suffolk Park*, Sunshine, Surry Hills*, Tacoma South, Tacoma, Tahmoor*, Taminda, Tamworth, Tarro, Tathra, Tatton, Terrigal*, Tighes Hill, Tingira Heights, Tolland, Tomago, Tregear, Tumut*, Tuross Head, Turvey Park, Tweed Heads South*, Umina Beach*, Valentine*, Valla Beach, Villawood*, Wagga Wagga*, Wallacia, Wallsend*, Waratah West, Waratah*, Warilla*, Warragamba, Wauchope*, Wentworth Falls*, Werri Beach, West Albury*, West Kempsey*, West Wallsend*, Westdale, Westleigh, Weston, Wetherill Park*, Whalan, Whitebridge*, Windermere Park, Windsor Downs, Woodberry, Woolgoolga, Woronora, Wyee Point, Wyong*, Yagoona, Yamba*, Yarrawonga Park, Young*


Alice Springs*, Stuart


Acacia Ridge*, Agnes Water*, Alexandra Hills, Allenstown*, Allora, Ashfield, Avenell Heights*, Ayr*, Bannockburn, Bardon, Barlows Hill*, Barmaryee, Belivah, Belvedere*, Benaraby, Berrinba*, Birtinya*, Blackwater*, Bli Bli*, Blue Mountain Heights, Bonnie Doon, Boondall, Bowen*, Browns Plains*, Buderim*, Bundaberg Central*, Bundaberg East*, Bundall*, Burbank, Burleigh Heads*, Burnett Heads, Burnside, Caboolture*, Caloundra*, Capalaba*, Caravonica, Cedar Grove, Cedar Vale, Chambers Flat, Chandler, Chermside, Clifton Beach*, Clifton, Clinton*, Coolangatta, Craignish, Cullinane, Currumbin, Daisy Hill, Dalby*, Deebing Heights, Depot Hill*, Diddillibah*, Dundowran, Dysart*, Eight Mile Plains*, Eli Waters, Elimbah, Ellen Grove, Emu Park, Flying Fish Point, Forest Hill, Forest Lake*, Forestdale, Gatton*, Geebung, Gladstone Central*, Glass House Mountains*, Glenlogan, Godwin Beach, Goldsborough, Goondi Hill, Gowrie Junction, Gracemere*, Greenbank*, Gumdale, Hatton Vale, Highfields*, Hillcrest, Ingham*, Innisfail Estate, Jones Hill*, Joyner, Jubilee Pocket*, Kalkie, Kamerunga, Kearneys Spring*, Kelso*, Kenmore Hills, Kensington Grove, Kepnock*, Kiels Mountain, Kin Kora*, Kingaroy*, Kingston, Kleinton, Kunda Park, Kurwongbah, Labrador*, Laidley Heights, Little Mountain*, Logan Central, Logan Village*, Loganholme*, Loganlea*, Lowood*, Mackay Harbour, Mandalay, Maroochy River, Maroochydore*, Maryborough*, McDowall, Meikleville Hill, Meringandan West, Meringandan, Middlemount, Mighell, Milton*, Mirani*, Moffat Beach*, Monkland, Mount Crosby, Mount Low, Mount Sheridan*, Mount Warren Park*, Mudgeeraba*, Mundoolun, Munruben, Nanango, New Auckland, New Beith, Newtown*, Noosa Heads*, Noosaville*, North Ipswich*, Ormiston, Pacific Heights, Park Ridge South, Park Ridge, Pinjarra Hills, Pullenvale, Rainbow Beach*, Ransome, Regency Downs, Richlands*, Riverhills, Rochedale, Rockhampton City*, Rothwell*, Salisbury, Samford Valley, Samford Village, Shailer Park*, Sheldon, South Gladstone*, South Maclean, Stanthorpe, Stapylton, Stuart, Sumner, Tallai, Tallebudgera Valley, Tallebudgera, Tanah Merah, Telina, The Range*, Thornlands, Tingalpa, Tivoli, Toolooa, Top Camp, Torrington, Tugun*, Upper Caboolture*, Varsity Lakes*, Victory Heights, Wakerley*, Walkerston*, Walloon, Wamuran, Wandal*, Warana*, West Gladstone, West Rockhampton, Westbrook, Whiteside, Willowbank, Wilsonton*, Wondunna*, Woodhill, Woodridge, Woorim*, Worongary*, Yandina Creek, Yaroomba*, Yatala, Yeerongpilly, Zillmere


Aberfoyle Park*, Alberton, Aldgate, Ardrossan, Balhannah, Bedford Park, Bellevue Heights*, Beverley*, Birdwood, Birkenhead, Blair Athol*, Cavan, Cheltenham*, Christie Downs*, Christies Beach*, Clare*, Colonel Light Gardens, Crafers, Darlington, Eden Hills, Edinburgh North, Elizabeth East, Elizabeth North*, Elizabeth Park, Elizabeth Vale, Elizabeth*, Evanston Gardens, Evanston Park*, Evanston, Flagstaff Hill*, Gawler West, Gawler, Gepps Cross*, Glenelg, Golden Grove*, Goolwa Beach*, Goolwa South, Greenwith*, Hackham West*, Hackham*, Hallett Cove*, Happy Valley*, Hawthorn*, Hawthorndene*, Heathfield, Hendon, Hewett, Hillbank, Hindmarsh, Ingle Farm, Kilburn*, Lobethal, Lonsdale, Mawson Lakes*, Middleton, Moonta Bay*, Moonta, Morphett Vale*, Mount Gambier*, Netherby, Oakbank, O'Halloran Hill, Onkaparinga Hills, O'Sullivan Beach, Panorama, Para Hills West*, Pasadena*, Peterhead*, Pooraka*, Port Lincoln*, Port Pirie South, Port Pirie West, Renmark*, Reynella*, Risdon Park*, Roseworthy, Royal Park*, St Marys*, Stirling, Tanunda*, Thebarton*, Tiddy Widdy Beach, Tonsley, Trott Park, Walkley Heights*, West Lakes*, Westbourne Park, Whyalla Stuart, Willaston*, Wingfield*, Woodville


Acton Park, Bridgewater, Bridport, Cambridge, Campbell Town, Clarendon Vale, Devonport*, Havenview, Howrah*, Lauderdale, Lenah Valley, Miandetta, Moonah, New Norfolk*, New Town, Oakdowns, Old Beach, Parklands*, Quoiba, Rokeby, Seven Mile Beach, South Burnie, South Hobart, Spreyton, Stony Rise, Taroona, Ulverstone*, Upper Burnie, West Moonah, Wivenhoe


Anglesea*, Ararat*#, Arthurs Seat, Badger Creek, Bannockburn, Barwon Heads*, Beaconsfield Upper*, Beaconsfield*#, Bendigo*#, Berwick*, Bittern, Blairgowrie, Breakwater, Brooklyn, Brunswick East, California Gully, Campbells Creek, Castlemaine*#, Chewton, Churchill*#, Clyde North, Cockatoo, Corinella, Coronet Bay, Crib Point*, Croydon*, Dandenong South*, Darnum, Delahey*, Dennington, Diamond Creek*, Diggers Rest, Donvale, Eaglehawk, East Geelong*#, East Melbourne, Elliminyt, Emerald, Endeavour Hills, Fitzroy North, Gisborne*, Glen Waverley*, Greenvale*, Guys Hill, Hamilton*, Healesville*, Heathcote, Highton*#, Horsham*#, Irymple, Junortoun, Kangaroo Flat*#, Kyneton*#, Lake Wendouree*, Lara*#, Launching Place*, Long Gully*#, Longwarry, Lorne*#, Lower Plenty, Lysterfield South, Maffra*#, Marshall*#, Maryborough#, McKenzie Hill, Melbourne, Mernda*#, Metung, Mitchell Park, Moe*#, Monbulk*#, Moolap*, Moorabbin, Mount Beauty, Mulgrave, New Gisborne, Newborough, Nilma, Noble Park North, Ocean Grove*#, Plenty, Port Melbourne*, Portland North, Rutherglen, Rye*, Somerton, Somerville*#, South Melbourne*, Southbank*, Springvale, St Albans*, St Helena, St Kilda East, Stawell*#, Strathfieldsaye*, Sunbury*, Sunshine North*, Tallangatta, Tawonga South, Templestowe, Tenby Point, Thomson#, Tongala, Traralgon*#, Tyabb*, Upwey, Ventnor#, Vermont South, Wahgunyah, Waldara, Wandin North, Wangaratta*#, Warragul*#, West Bendigo, West Footscray, White Hills*#, Winter Valley, Woodend*#, Yarragon*, Yarraville, Yarrawonga* 


Albany*, Ashby, Baldivis*, Baynton, Bayonet Head, Bentley*, Bertram*, Booragoon, Boulder*, Broadwater*, Brookdale, Broome, Bunbury*, Busselton*, Cable Beach, Calista, Carey Park*, Carine, Casuarina, Claremont*, Darling Downs, Dawesville*, Djugun, Donnybrook, East Bunbury*, Erskine, Falcon*, Fremantle*, Geographe*, Girrawheen*, Gooseberry Hill, Hamersley*, Harrisdale, Harvey, High Wycombe*, Hilbert, Hilton*, Huntingdale*, Jindalee, Kalamunda*, Kallaroo, Karrinyup*, Landsdale*, Leeming, Lesmurdie*, Lynwood*, Madeley*, Maida Vale*, Margaret River*, McKail, Merriwa*, Midland*, Midvale*, Mira Mar*, Mirrabooka, Mount Richon, Narrogin, North Lake, Northam*, Osborne Park*, Pearsall, Ridgewood, Rockingham*, Samson*, Secret Harbour*, Sorrento*, South Bunbury*, South Kalgoorlie*, Success*, Tapping*, Two Rocks*, Wangara, Welshpool, West Busselton*, Willetton*, Wilson*, Withers*, Wungong, Yanchep*

* Indicates identification of additional footprint in suburbs and towns previously announced in NBN Co’s series of footprint announcements for its upgrade program.

# Indicates identification of additional footprint in suburbs and towns previously announced as part of NBN Co and the Victorian Government’s co-investment program.

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