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Key Activities

Connecting people with services, people with systems and people with people.


• Selection as first State to receive National Broadband Network (NBN) connectivity
• Stages 1 & 2  NBN roll out plan approved by Australian Government
• Development of 5 year digital vision
• NBN opt-out legislation to maximise uptake of connections


• Digital Futures  Advisory Council established
• Review strategic vision
• Digital technology demonstration sites established
• First 3 stages NBN roll out complete to 100,000 premises
• Streamlined planning processes to maximise the efficiency of the NBN roll-out
• Planning requirement for optic fibre connections at all new premises


• Statewide smart grid (for water, energy, etc) commenced

• Digitally enhanced tourism experience across the state

• Digital TV transition

• Construction of additional Bass Strait optic fibre cable


• Full NBN roll out achieved - 100% of premises including fibre- to-the-premises for 200,000 premises

• Statewide service delivery parity


Benefits for all Tasmanians

  • World's best fixed broadband
  • Social and economic growth outside regional centres
  • Better health and education services across the State
  • More equitable access to community services
  • More smart jobs
  • Efficient and effective services and utilities
  • Less unnecessary travel