Connecting Victoria updates

26 October 2022 – Ararat now better connected with free public WiFi

Residents, businesses and visitors in Ararat now have access to free public WiFi and a ‘smarter city’, helping to bridge the digital gap by ensuring everyone has access to free internet.

13 October 2022 - Faster broadband for outer suburbs and regions

Faster broadband is coming to outer suburban Melbourne and regional Victoria over the next three years, with more than 130,000 businesses and households set to benefit from digital upgrades through the $250 million Connecting Victoria broadband program.

5 October 2022 – Boosting mobile connectivity across Victoria

We are fast-tracking the delivery of improved mobile services to better connect Victorians living and working in more than 1,200 suburbs and towns across the state.

3 October 2022 – Free WiFi in Cremorne to drive innovation

We are partnering with Yarra City Council to deliver six smart poles across Cremorne, with one of the poles to service the home of the new Cremorne Digital Hub in Balmain Street.

26 September 2022 – Improving mobile connectivity in Werribee

Further locations will be getting better mobile connectivity through the Connecting Victoria program.

26 September 2022 – Free public WiFi launched in Geelong

Residents, businesses and visitors in Geelong now have access to world-class free public WiFi, enhanced broadband and a ‘smarter city’ through an initiative to improve regional connectivity.

7 September 2022 – Improving connectivity across the Latrobe Valley

Free WiFi will be available in more parts of the Latrobe Valley and locals will soon have access to better mobile services.

23 August 2022 – Improving mobile connectivity across Bendigo and Melbourne’s north

The Victorian Government has announced further locations to get better mobile connectivity through the Connecting Victoria program.

25 July 2022 – Improving mobile connectivity across Geelong and Melbourne’s west

The Victorian Government has announced further locations to get better mobile connectivity through the Connecting Victoria program.

13 July 2022 – Improving mobile connectivity across northern Ballarat and Melbourne’s south-east

The Victorian Government has announced further locations to get better mobile connectivity through the Connecting Victoria program.

21 June 2022 – Improving mobile connectivity in Warrnambool and Melton

The Victorian Government is improving mobile connectivity for thousands of premises across Victoria with investments in upgrades and new infrastructure builds.

6 June 2022 – Free public WiFi to continue in Melbourne’s CBD

Free WiFi will continue to be available in the CBD for Melburnians and tourists alike with the service being extended for another two years.

29 March 2022 – Improved connectivity in 54 locations across Victoria

Thousands of households and businesses will have access to improved connectivity as upgrades to fibre broadband get underway across the state.

7 February 2022 – Better connectivity to help Victorian communities to thrive

Victorians have voiced their need for better mobile and broadband connections to improve economic growth and community safety.

Page last updated: 28 October 2022