Telstra Outage 30/Aug/2017


Our helpdesk is being hammered now as Telstra is suffering a major outage which appears to be Australia Wide and it is affecting both the internet and phones. We have been told that it will take them 24 hours to fix it.




As you can see from the map, it is Australia Wide.



What does appear to help is changing your DNS server to This, however, will slow down your internet a little if you do not change it back, although there are some other advantages to doing this. Details on how to do this are available here.


As far as EFTPOS is concerned, if you can switch to 3G, you should be okay. Details on how to do this with Tyro are here.