Brisbane Outer Metro Fibre Ring - Stage 1

Short Project Description:


This project has augmented existing dark fibre network infrastructure for the connection of research and higher education organisations and facilities in the Brisbane Outer Metro region including for example the Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT) through Ipswich to Queensland University of Technology.



Construction of a thick fibre optic link and tail (approx. 26km).

 Total Cost:


$2.693 million

 NRN Project EIF Contribution:


$2 million



$693k (CSIRO, AARNet, and UQ)



Queensland Regional Network Organisation (QRNO), the CSIRO, Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), Australian Catholic University and AARNet Pty Ltd.



AARNet Pty Ltd