The company is not letting a pandemic stand in its way.
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It will be used for research, teaching, learning, and collaboration on 5G projects.
Net profit and revenue were also down by 78% and 10% respectively.
The telco also vows that 5G international roaming is 'coming soon'.
It hopes the centre will encourage further collaboration with those in the UK 5G ecosystem.
Double blind trials have debunked any health concerns about 5G and radiation, ARPANSA has said.
The pair plans to deliver their first products as early as 2021.
It comes just as the federal government has issued the reallocation of 2.4GHz spectrum in the 26GHz band.
It comes just in time for this weekend's AFL grand final taking place at the MCG.
The committee will examine the opportunities and challenges of 5G in Australia.