Paul Papalia says South Australia isn't up to the job. Photo: Attila Csaszar

WA gets small slice of $89bn shipbuilding plan

Defence Issues Minister Paul Papalia says Western Australia has been dudded in the federal government’s $89 billion naval shipbuilding plan, of which WA will receive just over $3 billion of work, while the prime minister has lauded it as “unashamedly nationalistic”.

Mr Papalia told reporters today that only 4 per cent of the project would be carried out in Henderson, with Adelaide to take the lion’s share.

The program will produce 12 submarines, nine frigates and 12 offshore patrol vessels for the Australian Navy, as well as 19 Pacific patrol boats for neighbouring countries.


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