Disruption to school internet and phone services

Internet Outage

Internet and phone services have been restored to all schools

Telstra had experienced a significant incident at the Parklea exchange resulting in many schools having no connectivity. This issue has now been resolved and services have been restored to all schools.


The affected sites were:

  • Bede Polding Windsor
  • Caroline Chisholm Glenmore
  • Chisholm Primary Bligh Park
  • Clare Hassle Grove
  • Corpus Christi Cranebrook
  • Emmaus Kemps Creek
  • Good Shepherd Plumpton
  • Holy Cross Glenwood
  • Holy Family Primary Emerton
  • Holy Spirit Primary St Clair
  • Mary Immaculate Quakers Hill
  • Mc Carthy Emu Plains
  • Nagle College Blacktown
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Seven Hills
  • Our Lady of Rosary Kellyville
  • Our Lady of Way Emu Plains
  • Patrician Brothers Blacktown
  • Sacred Heart Mt Druitt
  • St Agnes Rooty Hill
  • St Aidan's Rooty Hill
  • St Andrews College Marayong
  • St Andrews Primary Marayong
  • St Bernadette's Primary Lalor Park
  • St Finbars Primary Glenbrook
  • St Francis of Assisi Glendenning
  • St John Vianney's Doonside
  • St Johns Primary Riverstone
  • St Josephs Primary Kingswood
  • St Josephs Primary Schofields
  • St Mathews Primary Windsor
  • St Michaels Primary Blacktown
  • St Monica's Primary Richmond
  • St Patricks Primary Blacktown
  • St Pauls College Greystanes
  • St John Paul II Nirimba
  • St John Paul II Schofields
  • Trinity Catholic Primary Kemps Creek
  • Xavier College Llandillo
  • Our Lady of Angels Primary Rouse Hill


Posted By CathEd Parra at 9/05/2017 12:48:38 PM

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