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ARC research grant to safeguard UAV technologies

24 November, 2023

An ARC-funded project aims to explore resilient cybersecurity measures for unmanned aerial vehicle systems to safeguard them against adversarial machine learning attacks.

A $25m upgrade for the NSW SES flood rescue fleet

14 November, 2023

All new vehicles are being equipped with vehicle-as-a-node technology, allowing crews to communicate using 4G and satellite networks in addition to regular radio networks.

NSW Budget invests in comms upgrades

27 September, 2023

The NSW Government has announced its intention to rebuild essential services and deliver a safer state, by investing $26m into new emergency services communications upgrades.

Round 2 of mobile resilience program opens

20 September, 2023

Round 2 of the Mobile Network Hardening Program is making up to $15m available to help mitigate the impact of natural disasters on mobile services across regional, rural and remote Australia.

Revolutionising connectivity: from farms to fire trucks

06 September, 2023

Zetifi has been awarded a $1m grant from the NSW Bushfire Commercialisation Fund, in a testament to the company's commitment to adapt its novel wireless technology to the critical communications sector.

Applications open for $50m telco resilience program

24 August, 2023

The government's Telecommunications Disaster Resilience Innovation program will fund projects that improve the resilience of the telecommunications network during natural disasters.

Govt delivering disaster-resilient comms to peri-urban fringes

08 August, 2023

The Australian Government's Peri-Urban Mobile Program provides funding to improve mobile coverage on the urban fringes of communities across the country.

Upgrades to safeguard ABC radio sites during natural disasters

02 August, 2023

The government will improve the resilience of 107 ABC radio sites used for emergency broadcasting, which are at risk of service failure due to natural disasters.

Get MADE crowdfunding initiative supports hardware makers

06 July, 2023

The Get MADE crowdfunding initiative — a collaboration that promotes and funds hardware creators — will allow startups to get hardware funded, produced and sold on DigiKey's website.

Govt opens consultation on comms resilience program

21 April, 2023

The Mobile Network Hardening Program aims to reduce the risks of service outages and improve restoration times during natural disasters in impacted communities.

Satellite connectivity at Qld evacuation centres

16 February, 2023

The $37.1 million STAND program has seen the successful rollout of NBN Co Sky Muster satellite services at 62 evacuation centres across much of Queensland.

Comms funding boost for NSW rescue volunteers

18 January, 2023

Government funding for the Volunteer Rescue Association of NSW will overhaul the association's radio network to bring it into line with other emergency services.

NZ Govt keeps AM on the air in Northland

01 December, 2022

The government has announced a NZ$1.48 million package to fund the repair and replacement of three transmission masts in the northernmost area of the country.

NSW Connectivity Innovation Network funds pilot projects

18 November, 2022

The NSW Government's Connectivity Innovation Network has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for pilot projects aimed at solving critical connectivity challenges.

Mobilicom awarded Space Florida grant to improve drone ops

22 August, 2022

Mobilicom will receive $408,000 net grant funding for the development of a multi-link (MLU) communications system.

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