Consideration in Detail – Appropriation Bill No. 1 – Defence


I’m here to ask our Minister an important question about the Land 400 program. This, of course, is part of a recapitalisation of Australian defence forces of over $200 billion. The Land 400 program is close to my heart because I’m a Queenslander. We know that the Land 400 phase 2 project was won by a company called Rheinmetall, which has domiciled itself in Queensland. This was a $5.2 billion procurement spend on 211 combat reconnaissance vehicles—the best in the world.

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