Benefits of the AUKUS partnership will extend across the Indo-Pacific, home to more than half the world’s people and nearly two-thirds of the world’s economy. It reinforces our collective strength by weaving our transatlantic and Indo-Pacific allies and partners closer together.
The AUKUS announcement has secured thousands of jobs for South Australia, where eight world-class nuclear submarines will be built.
Commentary: AUKUS, the Anglosphere and the return of great power rivalry
Shadow Defence Minister Andrew Hastie says the Opposition has “great concerns” about the budget and how the AUKUS submarines will be paid for.
‘AUKUS created for fighting’: Push for Indonesia to refuse access to subs -- “Indonesia expects Australia to remain consistent in fulfilling its obligations under the NPT [Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons]..."
Our cartoonist's take on the three-nation Aukus deal for nuclear submarines
Former prime minister Scott Morrison says China's rapid military build-up was at "the top of the list" of factors driving the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal he brokered in deep secrecy with the United States and the United Kingdom. @begley_patrick
Aukus submarine deal: Is conflict with China getting closer?
Paul Keating has previously described the AUKUS subs deal as like 'throwing a handful of toothpicks at the mountain'. It's fair to say he'll have a whole lot more to say about it today in his @PressClubAust appearance, hosted by @latingle . 12.30pm AEDT @ABCTV @abcnews #auspol
The PM has announced that the UK will ramp up investment in defence to meet the challenges of an increasingly volatile & complex world. This £5bn investment will bolster ammunitions, modernise the UK’s nuclear enterprise & fund the next phase of the AUKUS submarine programme.
Putin says the "Anglo-Saxons" are behind the sabotage on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines this week. Then he pivots to ranting about Nato and other US-led alliances like AUKUS. He says US military doctrine is "total domination" of the whole world.
12 months ago, Scott Morrison unveiled the AUKUS security pact which would bind Australia, the UK and the US together for decades. A year on, @d_hardaker unpicks the making of the secretive $170bn submarine deal. Read part one here [FREE TO READ] #auspol
Morrison can’t help himself but lie about national security. Whether it was lying to the Biden Administration about consulting Labor on AUKUS, lying to the French about subs, or lying about Howard‘s Liberal Govt killing the Quad in 2007. He’s just a deadset liar.
Scott Morrison's AUKUS announcement never added up politically or in strategic terms. Now he's rushing to try to fix his own error, writes @BernardKeane .
This AUKUS arrangement would witness a further dramatic loss of Australian sovereignty, as materiel dependency on the US would rob Australia of any freedom or choice in any engagement it may deem appropriate, writes Paul Keating | OPINION #AUKUS
Starting a new cold war will not bring peace, justice and human rights to the world. #AUKUS