This article will tell you everything you need to know about relocating your Westnet services when you move house. We can reconnect your Westnet services at your new address, even if your address is serviced by a different internet technology in our range.
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|MOVING MADE EASY
||SAVE ON FEES
- Keep your phone number
|- No activation fees when you refresh your contract
- No contract break necessary
- Save $50 on NBNCo New Development Fee if applicable
- Save up to $200 on New Line Connection Fee if applicable
|- Choose your disconnection date
- Choose your connection date
- Flexible contract options
Please call us on 1300 786 068 to lodge a relocation once you know the date(s) you’ll be moving out of your current address and into the new one.
It's best to get the ball rolling at least 2-3 weeks before your moving date.
Important things to note
With a new 24-month contract at your new address, you'll pay no contract break fees for your existing contract and no activation fees for the service at your new address.
This offer is available no matter how far you're into an existing contract with us.
If you choose to roll over your existing broadband contract to the internet service at your new address, you'll pay no contract break fees for your existing contract, however activation fees do apply for the service at your new address. This option is available no matter how far you're into an existing contract with us.
Similarly, no contract break fees apply but activation fees do apply for customers with completed or no lock-in contracts.
Activation fees for costs vary depending on the type of service you're connecting at your new address. Different areas have different infrastructure, so you may be switching to a different kind of internet when you move (e.g. moving from ADSL to NBN™ broadband). To find out what's available in your area, check your new address on our website.
|Service type||Activation fee|
|No lock-in contract
|NBN™ (excludes Satellite)||$79.95*||$0|
|Home Phone (standard)||$59.00||$59.00|
|Home Phone (line reactivation or new line connection)||$99.00**||$99.00**|
|Places Victoria Fibre||$159.00||$0|
*If you are moving to a newly developed NBN™ estate, NBNCo may charge a New Development fee of $300. Westnet discounts this fee for existing customers to $250. More information.
**If you're getting ADSL2+ or Naked DSL, in the event that a Home Phone line must be installed or re-activated at your new address, Westnet discounts the New Line Connection Fee/Line Re-activation Fee by up to $200 to just $99.
|Service type||Estimated timeframes*|
|NBN™||Up to 2 working days after connection appointment (appointments subject to technician availability)**|
|Home Phone where an active phone line is already present at new address||Up to 2 working days of disconnection from current address|
|Home Phone where a new landline must be installed at new address (urban areas)||Up to 5 working days of disconnection from current address|
|Home Phone where a new landline must be installed at new address (major rural areas)||Up to 10 working days of disconnection from current address|
|Home Phone where a new landline must be installed at new address (minor rural & remote areas)||Up to 15 working days of disconnection from current address|
|ADSL2+ (note that Home Phone must be connected before ADSL2+ connection may proceed)||Up to 10 working days|
|Naked DSL||Up to 20 working days|
|Westnet Cable||Up to 14 working days|
|Westnet VDSL2||Appointment booked within 7 working days, connection occurs on appointment day|
|OptiComm Fibre||Up to 10 working days if established infrastructure is present**|
|Places Victoria Fibre||Up to 4 weeks if established infrastructure is present and appointment is required**|
*Actual timeframes may differ based on external factors, technician availability and workload.
** If no infrastructure has been previously established at the new address, timeframes are subject to technician availability and installation requirements from our wholesaler. Non-standard installations may attract additional costs from our wholesaler - the technician will be able to quote these costs if applicable.
IMPORTANT: If a previous tenant/owner has left an active phone service at your new address, we may not legally proceed with your relocation until that active service has been cancelled or relocated, or you have supplied us with Proof of Occupancy documents. We'll contact you with more information if this is the case.
You can keep your phone number in the vast majority of cases, except where:
We'll check if keeping your number is possible when you lodge your relocation.
Sadly, we can't provide telecommunications services outside of Australia. Please call us on 1300 786 068 for advice on closing your account.
For temporary overseas trips, we can help determine if keeping your account active for the duration of your trip would be more convenient and cost-effective than closing your account and re-opening it upon your return.