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Marles gives update on AUKUS east coast submarine base plans

Karen Barlow
December 2 2023 - 5:30am

Defence Minister Richard Marles has revealed the location of Australia's future $10 billion east coast nuclear submarine base will not be chosen until the end of the decade, further delaying a difficult decision amid dissent from Labor rank and file.

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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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