Scott Morrison's east coast submarine base is a pre-election distraction

Nicholas Stuart
March 14 2022 - 5:30am
Scott Morrison is spinning fantasy with plans for a submarine base on the east coast. Pictures: Elesa Kurtz
Scott Morrison is spinning fantasy with plans for a submarine base on the east coast. Pictures: Elesa Kurtz

What we do know is that a RAAF C-17 transport went to Europe carrying what the government insisted was "critical military assistance" for Ukraine. What we don't know was what this might have been. You'd expect, however, that it must have been something pretty special. Even Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, a man known for loquaciousness, wouldn't reveal what was inside the plane, instead warning anybody who did faced the possibility of up to 15 years in jail.

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Nicholas Stuart

Nicholas Stuart is a Canberra writer.

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