Northern Rivers RDA Michael Whereat – Sunshine Coast Council

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Northern Rivers RDA Michael Whereat – Sunshine Coast Council
Northern Rivers RDA
Michael Whereat – Sunshine Coast Council
11 May, 2011
Lismore
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Local Government
Sunshine Coast
Council
1 – Sunshine Coast Council
330,000 today 500,000 in 20 years
One of top 5 largest LG’s in Australia
ACT 347,000, NT 227,000 and Tasmania 500,000
1 – Sunshine Coast Council
• Awareness of digital divide from early 2000’s
• Absence of true competition (telecommunications)
• Evidenced by second class assets and higher
access pricing
• Successful Clever Networks (DBCDE) funded
www.ConnectingtheCoast.com.au project to introduce
business grade competition
• Telecommunications Roadmap
1. FttP in new developments (pre NBN Co) 100,000+
2. Pit & Pipe in Council Urban improvements
3. Develop region wide Digital Economy Plan
Backhaul &
Wireless Build
South East Queensland
Legend
Backhaul Services
Wireless Towers
(Microwave Backhaul)
Wireless Towers
(Sunshine Coast Network)
Microwave Backhaul
Connection to
Internet - Brisbane
Optic Fibre Build and Project Extension
Opportunities
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Digital Economy
4 Digital Economy
Sunshine Coast Council
Digital Economy Plan
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Digital Capacity (Resourcing & Org ability)
Digital Ecology (Assets & Access)
Digital Learning (Awareness & Skilling)
Digital Success (Real Change &
Measurable performance)
1. Digital Capacity
Concepts: leadership, resourcing,
collaboration, holistic organisation…
Digital Capacity Delivered through • Sunshine Coast Office of the Digital
Economy
• Broadband Today Sunshine Coast
• Topic specific workshops
• Leadership of Broadband Today Alliance
2. Digital Ecology
Digital Ecology Influence & Accountability;
• LG driving asset and access honesty across regions
• LG exercising aggregation influence
Concept – Assets/ Infrastructure
1- Wired Network Layer
• Copper and FttP, pit & pipe
2- Wireless Network Layer
• multi band, multi carrier, quality of coverage, mobile
broadband wireless testing, collocation
3- WiFi availability free & paid
4- Satellite coverage – current and NBN Co
5- Exchanges/ NBN POI’s etc.
6- Data Centres – Digital hubs
2. Digital Ecology Cont’d
Concept – Access options
1. Business, residential and community
2. Clear pricing, competitive pricing, capital city
parity
3. Informed decisions for business, residents &
community
• I.E. lease contract clauses (penalty clauses
for non performance)
4. Council assisting significant investors with
telecommunications & broadband options
3. Digital Learning
Concept - Digital Awareness
1. First step to Digital Skilling & Digital Success
2. Knowing new options are available
3. Sunshine Coast Council lead solution
www.broadbandtoday.com.au
4. Online source for independent information
broadband, NBN etc.
Broadband Today
Showcase
Broadband Today
Answers
Broadband Today
Region
Broadband Today
Articles
3. Digital Learning Cont’d
Concept Digital Skilling
Business, residents & community need to:
1. Know learn or do before they can implement digital
awareness?
2. Formal or informal, evaluation and budgeting
recognising complete value
3. Videos, text, steps advice
4. Fully utilise broadband…today and in the future
4. Digital Success
1. Digital Success – Sunshine Coast Region
How will we know it is happening?
When businesses, residents & community:
• Have access to high quality broadband
assets
• actively integrate digital practices into
daily life
• Employ additional staff
• Become more financially sustainable
• Increase in wealth
4. Digital Success Cont’d
2. For Sunshine Coast Council
• Not about the writing of a strategy…
• Measureable performance indicators
• Increase in GRP,
• Census & periodic ABS show changes in
business types & real broadband usage
• Seeing now in real terms
• Local business and other orgs
commitment to digital economy actions
• Collaboration of private orgs to
capitalise on Council initiatives
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Australian Local
Governments
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Million Australians
across 4 states
45 – Australian Local Governments
5 Million Australians
Who we are:
• 45 & growing local
governments officer
organisation
• Council individuals
additional - 10
• Across 4 States
• 25 Affiliate organisations
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DBCDE
NBN Co
Qld Government
RDA’s
Comms Alliance
ATUG
Telstra/Optus etc.
Unis etc.
45 – Australian Local Governments
5 Million Australians
The Broadband Today Alliance Toolbox:
• Meetings – scheduled, minutes penetrating across multiple forums
• Matrix – draft completed and monthly update
• www.broadbandtoday.com.au – live and first review underway – 5
financial members, new material in pipeline and site numbers
growing strongly
• Financial membership model completed and implemented
• Membership – critical mass of both councils and affiliates –
responding to inquiries and broadcasting though conferences
• Secure Intranet – phase 1 complete
• Revised Terms of Reference, supporting documents/guides
Coming next
• LG Checklist for National Broadband Network and Digital
Economy
What we do:
• Collaborative Alliance sharing information
knowledge and experience
• Critical Mass to guide or influence policy NBN
delivery nationally
• Over 5,000,000 or 1 in 5 Australian's across 4
states
Want to know more?
Membership is open to any
• Australian Local Government
• Individual Local Government officers
• The Alliance partners with Government &
relevant industry organisations (Affiliates)
• Contact us via [email protected]
• Participate in a meeting as an observer
Questions?
Contact:
For more information or to contact Michael
about the Broadband Today Alliance
[email protected]
or [email protected]
Local Government & the NBN
Summit
4 May, 2011
Dockside, Darling Harbour,
Sydney

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