House debates

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Questions without Notice

Defence Procurement

2:48 pm

Photo of Melissa PriceMelissa Price (Durack, Liberal Party, Minister for Defence Industry) Share this | Hansard source

Back in 2016 we announced a $200 billion Australian defence white paper. Included in that is our $90 billion naval shipbuilding program. There will be thousands of opportunities within that naval shipbuilding program with respect to jobs for Australians and small businesses. There is an enormous supply chain with respect to shipbuilding and we aren't done yet.

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