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$57.1m for radio & network upgrades

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$57.1m for radio & network upgrades

Postby radioaustralia » Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:24 pm

5 May 2009 - $215.5M BOOST FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES TO KEEP STATE SAFE

Mr Cameron $56.2 million would be provided to the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) to improve its capacity to manage calls and dispatch units with the Country Fire Authority, Ambulance Victoria and the State Emergency Service; and $57.1 million had been allocated for new radios and to provide upgrades to radio and pager network used by emergency services in the field.

This upgrade builds on the $450 million investment in communications since 2000

More info: http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/minister- ... -safe.html

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Let's see how they go with this one, will regional VIC get it's cfa & police VHF network upgraded? Time will tell, should be interesting to see what eventuates out of this.
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Re: $57.1m for radio & network upgrades

Postby Mathew » Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:46 pm

Can SJAA please get a grant like this to support radio communications? :D
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Re: $57.1m for radio & network upgrades

Postby Guest » Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:57 pm

Mathew wrote:Can SJAA please get a grant like this to support radio communications? :D

You'd invest it all on headsets :lol:
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Re: $57.1m for radio & network upgrades

Postby Mathew » Sun Jun 21, 2009 7:03 pm

It'd be a start, trust me (hence buying my own).
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