An Air Warfare Destroyer under construction at the Osborne shipyards.

Osborne naval shipyard transformed by $1.2 billion upgrade for Offshore Patrol Vessels, Future Submarines

Osborne naval shipyard transformed by $1.2 billion upgrade for Offshore Patrol Vessels, Future Submarines Exclusive — Sheradyn Holderhead, Political Reporter, The Advertiser, May 16, 2017 SOUTH Australia’s naval shipyard will be transformed through a $1.2 billion injection into new infrastructure, kickstarting job creation under the Federal Government’s $89 billion shipbuilding program. As revealed in The…

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces Adelaide shipbuilder ASC to be split into three government-owned companies

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces Adelaide shipbuilder ASC to be split into three government-owned companies Peter Jean Political Reporter, The Advertiser,October 11, 2016 SHIPBUILDER ASC will be split into three separate government-owned companies ahead of the construction of Australia’s 12 navy submarines. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the ASC will be broke up into…

The selected design will replace the Anzac-class frigates.

Future Frigates Fleet will begin construction in 2020, says Christopher Pyne

Future Frigates Fleet will begin construction in 2020, says Christopher Pyne By Defence reporter Andrew Greene, www.abc.net.au, Saturday 22 April, 2017 There are growing doubts within Defence and among industry figures about the ambitious goal to start “cutting steel” on Australia’s Future Frigates Fleet within three years, but the Government is remaining confident construction will…

ASC Shipbuilding workers marched to the Submarine maintenance site in support of the protest strike action over the Enterprise Bargaining restrictions placed on ASC management negotiators by the Federal Conservative Government

Adelaide ASC workers strike again over stalled pay talks

Adelaide ASC workers strike again over stalled pay talks Adam Langenberg, The Advertiser, February 23, 2017   HUNDREDS of workers at Adelaide shipbuilder ASC have launched industrial action once again over protracted pay negotiations. Union members marched outside ASC’s headquarters in Osborne on Thursday morning in a show of defiance to the Federal Government and…

The South Australian Government owns the ship-building facility Techport. (ABC News: Angelique Johnson)

Techport ship-building facility in Adelaide at centre of funding stoush between Federal, SA Governments

Techport ship-building facility in Adelaide at centre of funding stoush between Federal, SA Governments Andrew Greene, ABC.net.au, Friday 18 February 2017     Australia’s multi-billion-dollar naval ship-building program has become embroiled in a spat over who should pay for the use of Adelaide’s state-of-the-art construction facilities. Over the next few decades the South Australian-owned naval…