Are devices included in the initiative?

Devices such as phone, tablets or computers are not included with the Initiative. A router/ modem will be provided to families by their chosen participating internet provider to connect them to the nbn network.

Why does this initiative exist?

The School Student Broadband Initiative (SSBI) is a targeted affordability initiative stemming from a commitment by the Australian government to boost education opportunities for students. This commitment will help provide up to 30,000 families with access to...

What is the SSBI’s objective?

The School Student Broadband Initiative (SSBI) aims to boost education opportunities by providing up to 30,000 Australian eligible families with school age children (K-12), with free nbn-powered broadband internet at home for one year.

Who is responsible for the SSBI initiative?

To support students that do not have access to internet at home, the Australian Government has committed to the School Student Broadband Initiative (SSBI). The Australian Government has asked nbn to implement the Government’s Initiative to provide internet access, via...