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CRC-P grants fund firefighting aircraft, LiDAV technology

26 February, 2024 by Lauren Davis

AMSL Aero will adapt its zero-emission aircraft to fight bushfires autonomously, while Advanced Navigation will accelerate production of its LiDAV technology.

Govt program to boost mobile coverage along regional roads

12 February, 2024

Communities across regional and remote Australia can expect improved mobile coverage on roads and highways as a result of the $50m Regional Roads Australia Mobile Program.

Arkeus secures $4.45m to scale search and surveillance systems

06 February, 2024

Arkeus's optical systems are built for modern operating environments, giving responders the ability to 'see' and respond in real time.

Peri-Urban Mobile Program Round 2 now open for applications

30 January, 2024

Communities on the fringes of major urban centres in bushfire-prone areas are set to share in $20 million in investment to upgrade mobile coverage.

Major govt investment to boost regional connectivity

15 December, 2023

More than 100 communities and locations across rural and regional Australia are set to benefit from significant communications upgrades made possible by $170.2 million in government funding.

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.

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