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Defence Department admits to delays in revealing multibillion dollar military costs

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
October 26 2020 - 1:00pm
Australia's new Attack class submarines are expected to cost $80 billion. Picture: Department of Defence

Billions of dollars in expected spending on new submarines and frigates went unannounced to the public for years, Defence Department officials admit.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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