Nineteen new locations announced for NBN rollout

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NBN Co has announced the additional nineteen locations for its planned rollout of the National Broadband Network, bringing the total number of locations to 24. Fourteen of these locations are brand new locations, while five are adjacent to the already announced locations.

Bacchus Marsh (VIC), South Morang (VIC), Inner North Brisbane (QLD), Springfield Lakes (QLD), Toowomba (QLD), Riverstone in Western Sydney (NSW), Coffs Harbour (NSW), Modbury (SA), Prospect (SA), Victoria Park in Perth (WA), Geraldton (WA), Mandurah (WA), Casuarina (NT) and Gungahlin (ACT) have all been declared as rollout locations for the second phase of the rollout.

These join the two sites in NSW – Minnamurra/Kiama Downs and Armidale – Townsville in QLD, Brunswick in VIC and Willunga in SA.

“We have selected these second sites to build upon the work we are doing in the first release sites and to progress the rollout in areas of future network growth,” CEO Mike Quigley said.

Construction for these second release sites will commence in the second quarter of next year.