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Budgewoi is one of 200 new and enhanced Public Safety Network (PSN) radio sites, increasing mission-critical communications coverage for first responders.

Next to Australia’s triple zero emergency hotline, the PSN is the most critical communications network in NSW, providing infrastructure enabling emergency services to communicate over a single, encrypted integrated network.

Minister for Digital and Customer Service, Victor Dominello, said achieving the 200-site milestone meant the PSN would now provide coverage across an area greater than 342,000sq/km or 42 per cent of the State, and reach 96 per cent of the population…