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PM speech: New $10b nuclear submarine base to built on Australia's east coast

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 16 2022 - 4:55am, first published March 6 2022 - 11:30am
Peter Dutton and Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The controversial AUKUS nuclear submarine deal has substantially expanded with Prime Minister Scott Morrison set to announce on Monday that $10 billion is to be spent building a new submarine base on Australia's east coast to support future nuclear-powered submarines.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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