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2009-03-18 08:00:00

Proven computer-aided dispatch software facilitates effective and efficient response for Australia's most densely populated state HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) of Victoria, Australia, one the world's largest multi-agency emergency services zones handling more than 1.8 million emergency calls a year, has renewed its computer aided dispatch (CAD) contract with Intergraph(R).

2006-01-27 08:53:08

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Thunderstorms sweeping across the bushfire-ravaged Australian state of Victoria dampened some of the deadly fires with patchy rain, but lightning sparked a new blaze and threatens to wreak more havoc in the coming days.

2006-01-27 01:13:10

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Thunderstorms sweeping across the bushfire-ravaged Australian state of Victoria dampened some of the deadly fires with patchy rain, but lightning sparked a new blaze and threatens to wreak more havoc in the coming days.

2006-01-26 03:50:00

Firefighters battling bushfires threatening numerous towns and communities in southern Australia on Thursday are now face a new risk -- severe thunderstorms with wind gusts of up to 110 km (68 miles) per hour.


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