TREN - Regional Network

Short Project Description:


This project delivered connectivity between Burnie, Launceston and Hobart establishing a regional Tasmanian research and education network that interfaces to the Victorian Education and Research Network (VERNet) via a dedicated network connection to Melbourne.



Connectivity enhancements including 10Gbps on-island between Hobart, Burnie and Launceston and 2.5Gbps to Melbourne.

 Total Cost:


$4.5 million

 NRN Project EIF Contribution:


$1.4 million



$3.1 million (University of Tasmania)



University of Tasmania, the CSIRO and Aurora Energy



University of Tasmania