Built By


Seed Funding

Core Nodes
La Trobe University link

Industry Nodes
Centre for Health Innovation link

LateralPlains-link PPS-link NeighbourhoodCable-link Cisco-link Nominum-link Matrium-link AARNet-link La Trobe-link eVision link

Maddocks link

Victorian Industry Collaborative

IPv6 Testbed Network

About VIC6

In November 2008, Premier John Brumby announced a $245 million strategy to boost the Victorian ICT industry, including funding for an IPv6 testbed network to help Victorian industry experience IPv6 in practice. Ai Group and IPv6Now collaborated on building that facility in 2009 - the Victorian Industry Collaborative IPv6 Testbed Network.

VIC6 Development (2009)

  1. Phase 1: Industry Outreach and VIC6 Construction took place in early 2009.
  2. Sector Consultations and Demonstrations took place in mid to late 2009, as below:

Using the IPv6 TestNet Today

To be able to use the TestNet, become a VIC6 member:

  • Associates receive basic access to VIC6, regular updates on IPv6 news and events, and recognition of their support on the VIC6 website.
  • Partners receive physical and remote access to the VIC6 TestNet for testing software, hardware and other VIC6 services, regular updates on IPv6 news and events, and a dedicated web page listing Partner logos, links and profiles.
  • Sponsors receive the benefits of Partners, and additionally are formally recognised for their contributions in associated reports, workshops and events.

Keep up-to-date with IPv6

The Standard, the Australian IPv6 Newsletter, is now available!

Contents include:
  • Regular updates on the VIC6 project
  • Talks, workshops and news from the IPv6 world
  • Discussions on IPv6 - training, implementation, security, etc.

See past copies of The Standard here.