Australia, Britain and US form 'forever partnership' with AUKUS trilateral technology-sharing security deal

Sarah Basford Canales
Harley Dennett
Miriam Webber
By Sarah Basford Canales, Harley Dennett, and Miriam Webber · Updated September 16 2021 - 8:58am, first published 5:00am

Australia will become a nuclear submarine-owning nation but won't abandon existing nuclear weapon prohibitions as it embarks on a new "forever partnership" with the UK and United States known as AUKUS.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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