Through the SSBI the Albanese Government is providing up to 30,000 eligible families with free broadband though the NBN for one year.

To be eligible for SSBI, families must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a child living at home that is enrolled in an Australian school in 2023.
  • Not have an active NBN network internet service at home.
    (Having a mobile internet service does not affect eligibility)
  • Live in a premises that can access the NBN network via a standard connection.

For further information on this initiative, please visit

If you are eligible and a resident of Gorton, please email Brendan O'Connor and provide the following information: name, address, phone number, and email to apply for a voucher.

Once you have emailed me, my office will contact you. For those who are eligible, a voucher will be provided via email or post. Once received, the voucher can be redeemed at a participating retail service provider.

Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact my office on (03) 8390-6166 or via email, to [email protected]

A note about scams: NBN Co will never ask you to provide bank details or to pay money to participate in SSBI.