The victorian government released a statement announcing the Free WiFi network rolled out around the Melbourne city.
Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis joined City of Melbourne’s Chief Digital Officer Michelle Fitzgerald at Southern Cross Station to announce the first of many Wi-Fi access points to be rolled-out across Melbourne as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $11 million Victorian Free Wi-Fi Pilot.
Source : http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/
Once the Free WiFi network is finished it will cover around 600,000 square meters across three cities. the network has been running in Bendigo and Ballarat areas since December 2015. According to t he minister, the quality of the Free WiFi network will equivalent to the Wi-Fi networks of New York, London and San Francisco.
This project is going to be a 5 year project to cover all 600,000 square meters. an interactive map of active access points is available at http://www.vic.gov.au/wifi