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AUKUS deal glues Australia to the US's hip on China relations: former ambassador Geoff Raby

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated October 14 2021 - 1:47am, first published October 13 2021 - 8:00am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and US President Joe Biden jointly announced the trilateral AUKUS deal to share knowledge on nuclear-powered submarines. Picture: Getty Images

Australia's monumental deal with the United States to attain nuclear-powered submarines will make the country's safety in the region "less secure" amid rising tensions with China, a former ambassador has warned.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.