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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.

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The Age, 4 October 2009

Old Warship sunk off Victoria's coast

Michelle Draper from The Age reports there was a barely audible explosion, a puff of grey smoke and in about two minutes the decommissioned Australian naval warship HMAS Canberra sank beneath the waters off Victoria's coast.   More about: The Age, 4 October 2009 - Old Warship sunk off Victoria's coast


ABC News, 4 October 2008

HMAS Canberra sleeps with the fishes

ABC News reports ex-HMAS Canberra is perfectly positioned to form an artificial reef, after being scuttled off Victoria's Bellarine Peninsula this afternoon.   More about: ABC News, 4 October 2008 - HMAS Canberra sleeps with the fishes


Geelong Advertiser, 3 October 2009

Bluff the best view for HMAS Canberra sinking

Alex Oates from the Geelong Advertiser reports that thousands are expected to take to the water for the scuttling of the HMAS Canberra tomorrow.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 3 October 2009 - Bluff the best view for HMAS Canberra sinking


The Cairns Post, 3 October 2009

The Reef is great, but Geelong says it's better

The Cairns Post reports winning the AFL grand final may have gone to Geelong's head - it believes it has a dive site even better than the Great Barrier Reef.   More about: The Cairns Post, 3 October 2009 - The Reef is great, but Geelong says it's better


Geelong Advertiser, 2 October 2009

Sunday sinking date for HMAS Canberra

The Geelong Advertiser reports that the HMAS Canberra is expected to be sunk two nautical miles off Ocean Grove on Sunday.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 2 October 2009 - Sunday sinking date for HMAS Canberra


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