Senate debates

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Questions without Notice

Defence Procurement

2:22 pm

Photo of Marise PayneMarise Payne (NSW, Liberal Party, Minister for Defence) Share this | Hansard source

I thank the President very much for that reminder and indicate that I thought in my answer I was referring to the commissioning of naval vessels, which, indeed, is the question that Senator Cameron asked me about. These are contracts of very significant complexity. They are commissions of very significant complexity. The government will take the time that is required to make the correct decision, and the decision will be made in due course.


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