Brisbane Metropolitan Fibre Ring - Stage 2 (Under Construction)

Short Project Description:


This project is to connect existing fibre to Research and Educational Institutions in the Brisbane metropolitan area (including Queensland University of Technology and the Royal Brisbane Hospital campuses) by forming a fibre ring thereby providing much needed resiliency for research and educational sites.



Construction of two thick fibre optic links (approx. 3km) from Kelvin Grove to the Royal Brisbane Hospital (RBH) at Herston and from the RBH to Fortitude Valley.

 Total Cost:


$625k (est.)

 NRN Project EIF Contribution:


Up to $500k



Up to $125k (CSIRO, AARNet, and QRNO)



Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland, Queensland Regional Network Organisation (QRNO), CSIRO and AARNet Pty Ltd.



AARNet Pty Ltd