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LINDA REYNOLDS: Today is yet another great day for shipbuilding here in the great state of Western Australia. I’m delighted to be back here in the Henderson shipyard in my own home state of Western Australia to make a series of new announcements.
Australian industry is continuing to reap the benefits of the Morrison Government’s unprecedented investment in new infrastructure and shipbuilding activities which is creating thousands of Australian jobs.
The Morrison Government will invest $1 billion to commence the early development of advanced guided weapons to enhance Australia’s maritime security.This significant commitment will modernise the Navy’s platforms to project and maintain sea control.
THE Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal will consider recognition for members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who are injured, wounded or killed in or as a result of their service, and their families.