Australia to spend A$65 bln on ships and subs over 20 years; PM pledges A$40 bln for domestic shipbuilders.
Australia will spend A$89 billion ($65 billion) on
Calls grow for China to halt land reclamation.
Southeast Asian countries on Tuesday backed a U.S. call to halt land reclamation in the South China Sea, underlining
Up to 2,500 shipbuilding jobs in Adelaide will be safe for "all time", the Prime Minister says, ahead of the expected announcement to build a new fleet of Navy ships worth $39 billion, reports ABC.