Moving subs to Port Kembla is just the start, says senator

Glen Humphries
By Glen Humphries
September 20 2019 - 12:00am
Australia has bought 12 of the French-designed Shortfin Barracuda submarines and there are early talks about them being based on the east coast - possibly at Port Kembla.

A campaigner for a navy base at Port Kembla sees the suggestion of a submarine fleet based there as just "phase one".


Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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