Australia's Academic and Research Network (AARNet) is the not-for-profit company that operates Australia's National Research and Education Network (NREN). Our shareholders are 38 Australian universities and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
We provide high-capacity, leading-edge Internet and other advanced communications services to the nation's universities, health and other research organisations, as well as schools, vocational training providers and cultural institutions. AARNet serves over one million end users who access the network and services through shareholder and other customer institutions. The role of AARNet's eResearch program is to assist researchers to realise the full potential of the Network.
Peter Elford, Director, Government Relations & eResearch