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Latest news: AUKUS

Fit the Bill: Australia’s stance on AUKUS and Palestine – The ALP’s choice

Two of the bigger issues to be discussed at the Australian Labor Party’s upcoming national conference will be AUKUS and Australian recognition of Palestine.

Australia ‘open’ to NZ AUKUS tech participation

Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles says Australia is open to expanding the technology phase of the AUKUS security deal to New Zealand.

To the editor: stupid subs deal, Keating wrong on China, jail Nazis, and more

Letter writers this week discuss the AUKUS subs deal, unnecessary Voice, Paul Keating's defence of China, Nazis in Melbourne and a reduction in domestic violence.

Defence minister lays out need for nuclear subs

Nuclear submarines will enable Australia to protect its sea trade routes, the defence minister says, after government backbenchers questioned the need for the technology.

US nuclear submariners give glimpse into life at sea

Highly trained US submariners live in tight and tough conditions aboard their nuclear-powered vessels but they're immensely proud of the dangerous work they do deep below the surface of the sea.

Fit the Bill: Casey residents concerned, and good news on the nuclear subs

I have spoken to many Casey residents in the last few weeks who are very concerned about development near the Casey group centre.

Australia to spend $1.3b on missiles in new AUKUS deal

The Pentagon has approved the sale of 220 Tomahawk cruise missiles to Australia as part of the AUKUS trilateral defence agreement.

Ex-UK defence chiefs warn on AUKUS sub deal going wrong

A deal between the United Kingdom, United States and Australia to develop a new generation of nuclear-powered submarines will be "a disaster" if it goes wrong, former UK defence chiefs have warned.

China different from ’90s, Albanese says after Keating spray

Anthony Albanese says Australia's relationship with China is markedly different to what it was three decades ago after Paul Keating attacked his government's acquisition of nuclear submarines. 

Paul Keating sinks the boot into ‘irrational’ AUKUS deal

Paul Keating has launched a scathing attack on the AUKUS security arrangement, calling it irrational and an affront to Australia's public administration.

‘Significant’ task dealing with submarines’ nuclear waste

Plans for the disposal of toxic waste from Australia's new fleet of nuclear submarines will be under way within a year as environmentalists raise concerns over the impact of the landmark defence program.