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‘Delays and blowouts’: Labor attacks government over ‘rehashed’ Defence announcement – Sydney Morning Herald

Labor says the government’s unveiling of a major upgrade to military bases in the NT is a rehashed announcement of a project and $300m over budget.

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Our troops and their capabilities are let down by a series of delays and blowouts, whether it be the $40 billion blowout on Future Submarines, $10 billion on Future Frigates, or todays rehashed announcement, he said.
The project is two years behind schedule, costing jobs that could have supported Territorians through the pandemic.
The Prime Minister said the Northern Territory announcement would maximise local jobs through a targeted ­industry plan to contract local businesses throughout the entire…

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