Notification of Proposed nbn™ Radio Network Base Station Facility Upgrade

The National Broadband Network (nbn) is a high speed broadband network designed to reach 100 per cent of Australian premises and provide the communications infrastructure to help us stop falling behind in an increasingly online world. nbn is committed to delivering leading edge broadband services to all Australians by leveraging the three types of technology available – fixed line, fixed wireless and satellite, depending on location. As part of the fixed radio (wireless) component of the Network, nbn is proposing to expand the existing radio network base stations at the following sites to provide high quality wireless broadband services to customers in the surrounding locality. 1. Lot 94 Freedom Road, Sapphire QLD 4702 (Lot 94 on PT321) (NBN Ref: R01-4ROZ-4EME-5103 – Gemfields South) The proposed works on site will involve the upgrade of existing technology upon the facilities including and not limited to the replacement and installation of new antennas, radiocommunications dishes and associated ancillary equipment to enhance transmitting technology. Furthermore, the works will involve the replacement and addition of equipment shelters adjacent to the facilities. nbn regards the proposed installations to comprise Low Impact Facilities under the Telecommunications (Low-Impact Facilities) Determination 2018. In the circumstances, the proposed installations do not require planning approval. Further information on the specific proposals can be obtained by calling Charlotte Phillips on (03) 9975 ... Written submissions can be sent to Locked Bag 331, Brisbane, QLD 4001 or via email to The closing date for submissions is COB Friday 25 January 2019. For general info on the nbn, email, or visit our website at

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