Author: Submarines for Australia

July 17, 2020
Submission to Senate inquiry into naval shipbuilding

In July 2020, Submarines for Australia made a Submission to the inquiry by the Senate Economics Reference Committee into Australia’s sovereign naval shipbuilding industry. A major theme of the Submission was that while the government’s Defence Strategic Review and Force Structure Plan, published on 1 July 2020, provided a significant change in Australia’s national security […]

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November 25, 2019
Submission to the ANAO

Submarines for Australia made a detailed Submission to the Australian National Audit Office to inform its review of the SEA 1000 future submarine program. The Submission states that the government decision to eliminate competition while no more than an early concept design of the Attack class submarines existed had gifted a valuable monopoly position to the French […]

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November 20, 2019
Nuclear energy submission

A Parliamentary committee is currently examining whether there is a future role for nuclear energy in Australia. Submarines for Australia made a submission to the Inquiry (attached) that was accepted by the Committee at the end of September. The Australian government has operated a nuclear reactor for research purposes for many years. The reactor, which […]

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