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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

Minister for Defence, Thursday, 19 October 2006

Warships To Be Sunk Off Victoria And New South Wales

The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson, Minister for Defence, announces Victoria has been selected to be gifted the former Royal Australian Navy Guided Missile Frigate HMAS Canberra for sinking as a dive wreck.   More about: Minister for Defence, Thursday, 19 October 2006 - Warships To Be Sunk Off Victoria And New South Wales


Parliament of Victoria - Tuesday, 30 May 2006

HMAS Canberra: Dive Site

Victorian Parliament MPs Dixon and Neville speak about obtaining the ex HMAS Canberra as an articial reef and wreck dive site for Victoria.   More about: Parliament of Victoria - Tuesday, 30 May 2006 - HMAS Canberra: Dive Site


Martin Dixon MP - Friday, 10 March 2006

Bracks Running Out Of Time Again!

Martin Dixon MP, State Member for Nepean, calls on the Bracks Government to get their act together on the bid for the de-commissioned ship HMAS Canberra.   More about: Martin Dixon MP - Friday, 10 March 2006 - Bracks Running Out Of Time Again!


The Sun-Herald - Thursday, 15 February 2006

Take the plunge inside a killer

It's an underwater freak show as Stephen Walsh discovers maritime history.   More about: The Sun-Herald - Thursday, 15 February 2006 - Take the plunge inside a killer


The Age - Tuesday, 27 December 2005

Bracks flags plan to scuttle Canberra

Martin Boulton reports in The Age that Premier Steve Bracks plans to bid for a former warship to be scuttled in Victoria waters.   More about: The Age - Tuesday, 27 December 2005 - Bracks flags plan to scuttle Canberra


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