Aukus

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Nations must work together through ‘conflict and crisis’ to reduce climate change risks, Albanese tells OECD
Prime minister will say food insecurity has become a significant challenge and Australia has a major role to play in meeting the challenge

Katharine Murphy Political editor

29, Jun, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Albanese ‘is not Scott Morrison and that’s a big advantage’, Malcolm Turnbull tells French media
Former Australian PM calls successor’s conduct over submarine deal ‘disgraceful’ ahead of Anthony Albanese’s meeting with Macron

Kim Willsher in Paris and Daniel Hurst in Canberra

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Three in four Australians believe US ties increase chance of war involvement in Asia, poll shows
Lowy Institute’s foreign policy poll also finds 74% of respondents support democracy over any other form of government

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Malaysian foreign minister says concerns remain about Aukus pact after meeting with Penny Wong
Saifuddin Abdullah points to risk of regional arms race but pledges increased trade and cooperation on cybersecurity with Australia

Katharine Murphy Political editor

28, Jun, 2022 @10:02 AM

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Labor extends term of Australian defence force chief Angus Campbell by two years
Defence minister Richard Marles says continuity in ADF leadership important for Aukus but warns of nuclear-powered submarine delay

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @6:41 AM

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Anthony Albanese to meet EU president– as it happened
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Cait Kelly (now) and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

24, Jun, 2022 @8:58 AM

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Australian-built conventional submarines vital to fill looming capability gap, says defence thinktank
Issue of Collins class obsolescence before nuclear replacement enters service is defence minister’s top priority

Tory Shepherd

15, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Biloela family welcomed home; Albanese announces $830m submarine penalty – as it happened
French defence minister welcomes Australia’s payment to Naval Group over submarine cancellation; 70 Covid deaths across the country. This blog is now closed

Lisa Cox and Josh Taylor (earlier)

11, Jun, 2022 @7:21 AM

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Aukus pact: Australia pays $830m penalty for ditching non-nuclear French submarines
Anthony Albanese pledges to reset Australia’s strained relationship with France after settling cancelled contract with Naval Group

Josh Taylor

11, Jun, 2022 @6:58 AM

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Peter Dutton’s claim he planned to buy US nuclear subs is ‘political point-scoring’, defence experts say
Liberal leader is in damage control after his comments raised eyebrows, one analyst saying ‘there’s no way this is a plan’

Paul Karp

10, Jun, 2022 @3:58 AM

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Labor accuses Dutton of ‘rank politics’ after Coalition plan to buy US nuclear subs revealed
Peter Dutton calls on Labor to buy two US submarines to fill capability gap despite pending decision over UK and US options

Paul Karp

09, Jun, 2022 @6:26 AM

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Defence faces budget blowout with Aukus nuclear submarines to cost more than scrapped French project
New analysis says major programs often end up costing more than is budgeted for and predicts inflation will impact on defence budgets

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

07, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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