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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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Ocean Grove Voice, 13 July 2009

Set to sink

The Ocean Grove Voice reports that the ex-HMAS Canberra warship will become a major new temperate water artificial reef and dive site within the month.   More about: Ocean Grove Voice, 13 July 2009 - Set to sink


Geelong Advertiser, 8 July 2009

Last look before HMAS Canberra goes to watery grave off Ocean Grove

Jeff Whalley from the Geelong Advertiser reports on progress in the preparation of the HMAS Canberra as a dive site.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 8 July 2009 - Last look before HMAS Canberra goes to watery grave off Ocean Grove


Geelong Advertiser, 28 May 2009

Pt Lonsdale warship sinking stoush

Jeff Whalley from the Geelong Advertiser reports the sinking of HMAS Canberra as a dive wreck has been delayed after a stoush over where best to scuttle the navy vessel.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 28 May 2009 - Pt Lonsdale warship sinking stoush


Tourism Victoria, 9 October 2008

New dive attraction another step closer

Tourism Victoria talks with Tourism Minister Tim Holding about the ex HMAS Canberra.   More about: Tourism Victoria, 9 October 2008 - New dive attraction another step closer


The Premier of Victoria, 16 September 2008

Works Progressing For New Dive Attraction

Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding said the ex-HMAS Canberra vessel is on track to be scuttled early next year.   More about: The Premier of Victoria, 16 September 2008 - Works Progressing For New Dive Attraction


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