The capacity of communication networks and emergency warning systems to deal with emergencies and natural disasters

The capacity of communication networks and emergency warning systems to deal with emergencies and natural disasters

23 November 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-537-4

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Committee membership (PDF 23KB)
 
Recommendations (PDF 15KB)
 
Acronyms and Abbreviations (PDF 9KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 352KB)

The conduct of the inquiry
Background
Radiocommunications in Australia
Possible future spectrum allocations
Issues raised during the inquiry

 
Chapter 2 - Availability of spectrum for public protection and disaster relief radiocommunications (PDF 113KB)

Narrowband communications
Broadband communications
International use of spectrum
Spectrum for broadband PPDR radiocommunications in Australia
Committee view

 
Chapter 3 - Emergency warnings and community preparedness (PDF 129KB)

Emergency warnings
Community preparedness and responsibility

 
Chapter 4 - Communications infrastructure (PDF 58KB)

Resilience of broadcasting systems
Resilience and redundancy of telecommunications infrastructure

 
Appendix 1 - Submissions, tabled documents, additional information and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 9KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 10KB)
 
Appendix 3 - Inquiries into recent natural disasters in Australia (PDF 56KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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