Safety & Rescue Services

About the project

Construction on the project will begin in January 2015, and is expected to be completed between July-September 2016.  

The project will be delivered in four major components:

1. Digital Mobile Radio Network installation. Due for completion 2015. The new equipment will be installed in the following sequence:


  • Greater Perth metro
  • South West
  • Great Southern
  • Goldfields Esperance


  • Mid-West Gascoyne*
  • Kimberley*

*Note: The Kimberley and Mid-West Gascoyne is included in the planning and design of the new network however rollout is dependent on funding availability and will most likely be implemented and rolled out in Stage 2.

2. Voice and Data Management System. Due for completion 2015. Installation of a state of the art voice and data management system at SLSWA’s new communications centre SurfCom at Rous Head, Fremantle.

3. Change Management and Radio Equipment roll-out. Ongoing until 2016.

4. Site infrastructure. Ongoing until 2016. Ensure radio tower sites and associated infrastructure are compliant and ready for network implementation.

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