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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, 11 June 2008

On way to a naval hideaway beneath the waves

Carolyn Webb from The Age reports on HMAS Canberra having passed quietly through Port Phillip Heads yesterday.   More about: The Age, 11 June 2008 - On way to a naval hideaway beneath the waves


Geelong Advertiser, 9 June 2008

Canberra set to arrive at final port

Jeff Whalley from the Geelong Advertiser reports the HMAS Canberra will be towed through the heads of Port Phillip Bay at about 6.30am tomorrow.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 9 June 2008 - Canberra set to arrive at final port


Geelong Advertiser, 24 May 2008

Canberra's last port of call a real dive

Peter Begg from the Geelong Advertiser reports on how the once pride of the Australian fleet HMAS Canberra will be towed into Geelong in the next fortnight to prepare to meet its watery grave.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 24 May 2008 - Canberra's last port of call a real dive


Minister for Defence, 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, 23 July 2007 - Howard Government To Fund And Sink ex-HMAS Canberra


The Bellarine Echo, 31 May 2007

Costs delay ship dive plan

Martin Watters from the The Bellarine Echo 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, 31 May 2007 - Costs delay ship dive plan


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