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ex HMAS Canberra makes the headlines

As one of the most anticipated wreck diving locations in Australia, items about the ex HMAS Canberra often appears in the media. Browse these articles and read our newsletters (see sidebar) to read what everyone's talking about.

16 items

VARS Announces the Canberra is Coming!

Tuesday, 27 May 2008: VARS Media Release

The ex HMAS Canberra warship will soon be in Victoria to be prepared for sinking as an artificial reef and dive site.   More about: VARS Announces the Canberra is Coming! - Tuesday, 27 May 2008: VARS Media Release


Minister for Defence, Monday, 23 July 2007

Howard Government To Fund And Sink ex-HMAS Canberra

The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson, Minister for Defence, announces the Howard Government is to fund and sink ex-HMAS Canberra.   More about: Minister for Defence, Monday, 23 July 2007 - Howard Government To Fund And Sink ex-HMAS Canberra


The Bellarine Echo, Thursday 31 May 2007, Page 3

Costs delay ship dive plan

Martin Watters reports on what Tourism Minister Tim Holding and Federal MP Stewart McArthur are now saying about delays with the ex HMAS Canberra project.   More about: The Bellarine Echo, Thursday 31 May 2007, Page 3 - Costs delay ship dive plan


Parliament of Victoria - Wednesday, 23 May 2007

HMAS Canberra

Victorian Parliament MP Martin Dixon speaks about lack of progress obtaining the ex HMAS Canberra as an articial reef and wreck dive site for Victoria.   More about: Parliament of Victoria - Wednesday, 23 May 2007 - HMAS Canberra


The Bellarine Peninsula Independent, Friday 11 May 2007, Page 1

Dive hopes sink

Karen Hart interviews John Lawler for the VARS take on the ex HMAS Canberra project.   More about: The Bellarine Peninsula Independent, Friday 11 May 2007, Page 1 - Dive hopes sink


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