Case Studies

As Australia's National Research and Education Network (NREN) AARNet provides high-capacity leading-edge internet services to the nation's universities, research institutions, and many schools, vocational training providers and cultural institutions.We serve over one million end users who access the network through local area networks at member institutions.

The case studies featured here illustrate how AARNet's infrastructure, applications, services and network performance is meeting the needs of some of Australia’s best and brightest minds. You can search categories from a selection listed in the drop down menu.


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Kirby SMART Farm - the farm of the future

Customer Profiles

UNE's Kirby SMART Farm is run by the University as a working property and used extensively for research and education. An AARNet wireless National Broadband Network connection from the SMART Farmhouse provides the networking capabilities to support UNE’s research and education initiatives. More

Sea-quence project unites Great Barrier Reef and Red Sea Scientists

Customer Profiles

Leading researchers from Australia and Saudi Arabia are collaborating to understand the genetic makeup of corals and how they might respond to climate change. More

Space Time Concerto

Video Conferencing

AARNet provided the connectivity for a pioneering musical competition that saw orchestras from Australia, Asia and Europe synchronise in near-real-time. More

Telemedicine in the Asia Pacific


The Advanced Telemedicine project connects medical researcher across the Asia Pacific. 2012 commemorated the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Advanced Telemedicine and AARNet in the Asia-Pacific region. More

The Mars Yard - a virtual pathway to space

Education Outreach

Interactive learning environments such as the Mars Yard are engaging a new generation of learners in exciting and meaningful ways and institutions within the AARNet community are innovators in this field. More