Customer Service Notice from iiNet Group
(iiNet Ltd, Westnet Pty Ltd, Internode Pty Ltd, Adam Internet Pty Ltd).
Delay due to severe weather events in the Wide Bay and Burnett District and parts of the Southeast Coast, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Central Highlands and Coalfields, and Capricornia Districts of Queensland.
iiNet Group reference ID: 7706642
The iiNet Group (iiNet Ltd, Westnet Pty Ltd, Internode Pty Ltd, TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd and Adam Internet Pty Ltd) is currently working to manage the impact to its network that has occurred as a result of severe weather in the Wide Bay and Burnett District and parts of the Southeast Coast, Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Central Highlands and Coalfields, and Capricornia Districts of Queensland on or about Tuesday 1 February 2022 through to Thursday 3 February 2022.
Services are impacted in the area bounded by and including, but not limited to, the area starting at Springs Beach following the coastline south past Bundaberg, Noosa Heads and Redcliffe to Decker Park. From Decker Park the area heads west to Lake Wivenhoe, northwest to Emu Creek, southwest to Southbrook, and west to Cattle Creek then northeast to Jinghi. The area heads northwest to Mungabunda, north past Dromedary to Blackdown, east to Oakey Creek then southeast to Wooderson. From Wooderson the area turns south to Diglum, southeast to Boyne Valley then northeast back to Springs Beach. All suburbs and towns, offshore islands and coastal areas serviced by Telstra within these boundaries are encompassed.
Severe weather events have caused notable damage to the network, rendering some services faulty, as referred to in Telstra Wholesales Mass Service Disruption Notification which can be found at https://www.telstra.com.au/consumer-advice/customer-service/mass-service-disruption/. A copy of this notice will also be published in the Brisbane Courier Mail on 11/02/2022.
The iiNet Group is working closely with suppliers and wholesalers to assess and repair the damage to affected services in a timely manner. Customers in these regions may experience service disruptions and delays to normal connection times and fault restoration.
As these circumstances are outside the iiNet Group’s control, iiNet is claiming an exemption under Section 21 of the Telecommunications (Customer Service Guarantee) Standard 2011 from the normal performance standards. The exemption shall apply from 3 February 2022 to 13 March 2022 inclusive. This date is indicative only; customers should anticipate that some further delays may occur.
Services in the affected location with a phone number in the following ranges may have been affected:
Estimated number of impacted services: 1,219
iiNet Group customers can enquire about CSG payment eligibility or the basis for claiming this exemption by using the contact details below, and quoting fault reference 7706642.
|iiNet Ltd||Westnet Pty Ltd||Internode Pty Ltd||Adam Internet Pty
|13 22 58||1300 786 068||1300 788 233||08 8423 4000|
If after calling one of the above numbers, you remain dissatisfied, you may choose to contact the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) on 1800 062 058, www.tio.com.au.
The iiNet Group would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused, and thank all affected customers for their patience. A copy of this notice is available at www.iinet.net.au/about/legal/mass‐disruptions/notice/7706642.