Port Kembla, Bass Point were found 'unsuitable' for submarine base

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated March 18 2022 - 4:16am, first published 4:00am
PAST MASTERS: The Royal Australian Navy's (left-right) HMAS Waller, Rankin and Collins pictured after a joint US exercise in 2006. Picture: Defence.

Port Kembla and Bass Point were considered and dismissed by the Navy's comprehensive assessment for a new submarine base as far back as 2011.

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Ben Langford

Ben Langford

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