Section 1 - General Site Information

  • 1. Site Accessibility - Is the site accessible?

  • Provide comments required to gain access, ie: Security escort, keys or codes required?

  • 2. Identify Hazards - Are there any safety or environmental hazards associated with this site that would prevent work being undertaken, or require specific risk controls?

  • Asbestos

  • Clearance

  • Live parts

  • Defective equipment

  • Water or gas equipment in close proximity

  • Inadequate lighting or ventilation

  • Obstacles

  • Other

  • Additional comments

  • Photo of any Hazards identified

  • 3. Point of Supply - What is the existing supply arrangement to the property?

  • Overhead pole (provide number)

  • Underground

  • Substation (Provide number)

  • Unknown

  • 4. Method of Isolation - What is the proposed method of isolation of the supply to the property if required for the nbn connection?

  • Substation

  • Pillar

  • Krone switch

  • Customer circuit breaker

  • Meter panel isolator

  • Fused mains box

  • Other (provide comments)

  • Comments

  • Photo of Method of isolation

  • 5. Accessibility of Isolation Point - Is the proposed method of isolation accessible?

  • Describe the Isolation Point

  • 6. Overload Protection Has suitable overload protection been provided for the consumer mains?
    If no, an exemption from strict compliance with AS/NZS 3000 may be required from the relevant State Electrical Regulator before undertaking any alteration to the existing electrical installation.

  • Yes: None.
    No: Attach a photo and provide a description in Comments
    AND 1) cost estimate of any switchboard modification work that is required to achieve this
    OR 2) a description in Comments of any exemption that would be required for this.

  • Photo of overload protection

  • Comments

  • 7 Main Control Switchboard -Is access readily available to the unmetered main control switchboard?

  • Yes: Provide description in Comments of the requirements to gain access (e.g. Power Industry key, access from body corporate, etc.).
    No: Provide description in Comments of the requirements to gain access.

  • Additional information -

  • 8. New nbn Metered Supply - Is it possible to install a new dedicated customer meter for nbn at this site?

  • Yes: None.
    No: Attach a photo and any supporting documentation such as electrical schematics of the existing electrical infrastructure at the site and correspondence from Body Corporate, provide an explanation in Comments why it is not possible to install a new metered connection.

  • Comments

  • NBN Meter location

  • 9 CT Metered Sites -
    Is the site CT metered?

  • NBN’s order of preference is -
    1. A dedicated nbn customer meter, from an unmetered connection point before the CT meter.
    2. A dedicated nbn customer meter through an Embedded Network Retailer (refer to the relevant electricity regulator).
    3. A dedicated nbn sub-meter though an Embedded Network Retail Exempt Seller.
    If a dedicated nbn customer meter can be installed:
    - Identify the appropriate drawing option where possible using the Options Matrix (at the end of this checklist).
    - A Site-Specific Design may be required for some CT metered sites (Option 9 in Question 35).
    - An In Building Power Solution may be required.
    If an nbn customer meter needs to be installed through an Embedded Network Retailer:
    - Provide a Site-Specific Design (Option 9 in Question 35).
    - The Embedded Network Retail provider will need to be engaged in the design process.
    If a dedicated nbn sub-meter needs to be installed though an Embedded Network Retail Exempt Seller:
    - Provide a Site-Specific Design (Option 9 in Question 35). x The Embedded Network Retail Exempt Seller will need to be engaged in the design process.
    - An In Building Power Solution will be required.

  • Yes: Attach a photo and provide a description in Comments of the location of the CT meter and electrical schematics of the existing electrical infrastructure at the site.
    If there is an Embedded Network Retailer or Embedded Network Retailer Exempt Seller that provides metering at the site, provide the name and contact details in Comments.
    No: None.

  • Photo of CT Meter

  • 10 HV Metered Sites Is the site HV metered?
    If the site is HV metered?
    - Provide a Site-Specific Design (Option 9 in Question 35).
    - The Low Voltage (LV) network owner will need to be engaged in the design process.
    - An In Building Power Solution will be required.

  • Yes: Provide a description in Comments and attach DBYD plans that show the HV feed to the building and any available supporting electrical diagrams or schematics, photos, written confirmation from the customer that site is HV metered.

    No: None.

  • 11 Meter Accessibility Is the meter location accessible? What additional access arrangements are required?
    Unit, Body Corporate, Power Industry Key, etc.

  • Yes: None.
    No: Attach photos and provide a description of access arrangements in Comments.
    Not Applicable: None.

  • Additional information

  • 12 Additional Service Fuse and Meter -
    Is there sufficient space for an additional service fuse and meter (using standard meter template) to be installed on the existing meter panel?
    If yes, proceed to Section 3 (i.e. skip Section 2).
    If no, complete Section 2.

  • Yes: None.
    No: Attach a photo of the existing meter panel.

  • Additional information

  • Photo of existing meter panel

  • 13 Meter Location Provide description of the meter panel location where the additional meter will be installed.

  • Right

  • Left

  • Back

  • Inside

  • Basement

  • Other (provide comments and photo)

  • Comments

Section 2 - New Meter Panel and Meter Panel Isolating switch

  • 14. Additional Meter Panel - Is there sufficient space to install an additional meter panel adjacent to the existing meter location?

  • Details of additional meter panel

  • 15. Meter Panel Type - What type of meter panel is required?

  • Surface mounted meter enclosure

  • Recessed meter enclosure

  • Surface mounted meter board

  • Other

  • Not applicable

  • 16. Unmetered Main Control Switchboard -
    Is there sufficient space for an additional service/consumers mains isolating switch to be installed adjacent to the existing main control switchboard, (where sufficient space is available to accommodate a new metered service on the existing common meter panel or on the new meter panel)?
    If yes, does the new main isolating switch require recessed or surface installation?

  • Recessed

  • Surface

  • 17. Meter Panel Isolating Switch
    Is an additional meter panel isolating switch required?

  • Comments

  • 18. Meter Panel Isolating Switch -
    Where is the additional meter panel isolator to be located?

  • Unmetered section of existing main control switchboard

  • New enclosure required adjacent to existing meter panel

  • Other

  • Not Applicable

  • 19 Additional Work Required -
    Is additional work required associated with the meter panel or switchboard?

  • Comments

Section 3 - NBN Final Subcircuit Control and Protection

  • 20. RCBO Circuit Protection -
    Where is the nbn switchboard isolator and RCBO final subcircuit protection to be located for the FTTB equipment?

  • Metered section of existing main control switchboard (MCSB)

  • New nbn switchboard (NBNSB) adjacent to existing meter panel / main control switchboard

  • Other

  • Comments

  • 21. Additional Work Required -
    Is additional work required associated with the final subcircuit?
    Cable and conduit penetrations of fire rated walls, floors and ceilings must be constructed and packed with fire-stopping material in accordance with the Building Code of Australia.

  • Yes: Attach photos, provide a description of the work required, and a cost estimate for the work.
    No: None.

  • Comments

  • Photo of additional work required

Section 4 - MDF Panel and NBN equipment Details

  • 22. MDF Panel - Where is the MDF panel located?

  • Photo of MDF location

  • 23. MDF Panel What is the estimated distance of the unmetered main control switchboard and/or common meter panel to the MDF panel?

  • 24. NBN Equipment -
    Is the proposed location of the nbn equipment likely to affect the compliance of the existing electrical infrastructure?

  • Yes: attacha photo and provide a description of what the compliance issue(s) is in Comments.
    No: None.
    Unknown: None.

  • Photo of compliance issues

Section 5 - FTTB Socket Outlet and Switchboard Details

  • 25. FTTB Socket Outlet and switchboard - Is there sufficient space available within the MDF Service Enclosure to install an RCBO Protected socket outlet (and switchboard if required) for supply to the FTTB equipment?
    If yes, proceed to Question 25. If no, continue to Question 24.

  • Yes: Attach a photo
    No: Attach a photo.
    Not Applicable: None.

  • Comments

  • FTTB Socket Outlet and Switchboard location

  • 26. FTTB Socket Outlet and Switchboard
    Is there sufficient space adjacent the existing MDF location to install an RCBO protected socket outlet (and switchboard if required) for supply to the FTTB equipment? If yes, do the new FTTB equipment enclosures require

  • Recessed

  • Surface

  • Comments

  • 27 Unsecure Locations -
    Are the Socket Outlets supplying the cabinet going to be installed in an unsecure location? (e.g. in a car park, outside the MDF room, in a public area, etc.)

    If this is the case, the 2 General Purpose Outlets (GPO) supplying the cabinets are to be installed in a lockable enclosure. See the BOM on the FTTB Power Connection Standards Drawings for details of the requirements

  • Yes: Attach a photo and provide a description of the unsecure location in Comments.
    No: None.

  • Photo of unsecure location

  • 28 FTTB Circuit Wiring -
    Is there provision to conceal the FTTB circuit wiring to the switchboard or socket outlet via existing wall cavities and/or roof space?

  • Comments

  • 29 FTTB Circuit Wiring -
    Would the installation of surface mounted circuit wiring be suitable and a reasonable option considering the aesthetics of the existing amenity?

  • Comments

  • 30 FTTB Circuit Wiring -
    Will the proposed circuit wiring require additional protection from mechanical damage?

  • Heavy Duty Conduit

  • Metallic Enclosure

  • RCBO Protection

  • Other (describe in comments)

  • Comments

  • 31 FTTB Circuit Wiring - What is the estimated distance of the final subcircuit? Provide cable route length in comments.

Section 6 - Other Details

  • 32 Notification of Supply Interruption -
    Is an outage required to facilitate the installation of the new metered supply?
    List each affected customer requiring notification and indicate whether any are dependent on life support.
    n.b. Partial isolation downstream of a utility’s primary isolation point demands that nbn and/or Delivery Partner contractors MUST notify life support dependent residents.
    Only in cases where the utility is managing the outage would notification be undertaken by the utility.

  • Yes: If a partial or full outage is required at the site, add note in Comments.
    No: None

  • Specify EACH CB and Customer to be effected by the outage.

  • 33. Timing of Supply Interruption -
    What possible times are available to interrupt supply, to cause minimal disturbance to customers (e.g. maintenance windows)?

  • Specific Times: List specific times in Comments and attach confirmation correspondence from building management.
    None: Attach any correspondence from building management confirming this, and/or provide name and contact details in Comments.

  • Comments

  • 35 Installation Summary -
    Select the appropriate Drawing Option as detailed in the Options Matrix below.

    Option 9: Site-Specific Design: If Drawing Options 1 to 8 are not suitable for this installation, then a Site-Specific Design is required.
    A Site-Specific Design must be designed by an electrician, must minimise installation costs, customer outages, and address all the associated risks and considerations appropriate to this installation.
    Approval: Approval must be granted by nbn Regional Deployment prior to the commencement of any work.
    Depending on the design, approval from a power utility or other third-party (e.g. body corporate for sub-metering) may also be required.
    Documentation: Supporting documentation shall be provided in line with the requirements.

  • Drawing Option 1

  • Drawing Option 2

  • Drawing Option 3

  • Drawing Option 4

  • Drawing Option 5

  • Drawing Option 6

  • Drawing Option 7

  • Drawing Option 8

  • Site-Specific design

  • Drawing Options 1 to 8: The supporting documentation for each relevant question.
    The MPS Site Design AutoCAD Template (NBN-DES-TPL-2141), with the following detail included:
    - Drawing Option diagram
    - Bill of Materials (BOM) detailing the item quantities required for the Drawing Option
    - Site plan illustrating the cable route and location of the GPOs
    Drawing Option 9 -Site-Specific Design: See below **

  • ** The following must be submitted to nbn Regional Deployment for a Site-Specific Design:
    1. The Supporting Documentation for each relevant question in the checklist.
    2. The MPS Site Design AutoCAD Template (NBN-DES-TPL-2141) with the following detail included:
    a. Single line diagram of the proposed installation, from the connection point through to the final GPOs for the FTTB equipment.
    b. BOM showing the quantities for the items required for the option.
    c. Site plan illustrating the cable route and location of the GPOs.
    3. Photos showing the connection point on the line side of any meter or sub-meter being installed for the new nbn supply.
    4. A statement outlining any issues that would be encountered with the proposed connection method (e.g. site outages).
    5. A cost estimate for any modification work required to achieve the connection for the new nbn supply.
    6. Any records of utility or other third-party approval required for the solution.

Additional Images of the site to support the installation

  • Mud Map of Cable run

  • Attach Additional Supporting Photos

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