Rann funds shipbuilding site expansion

The South Australian Government has approved another $115 million to expand the Osborne shipbuilding site in Adelaide. South Australian Premier Mike Rann says he met with the state’s defence industry advisory board chairman, General Peter Cosgrove, yesterday to brief him on the Techport Australia expansion. Mr Rann says the total development budget has reached $243 million with another shipbuilding berth to be established at the site, along with more rail tracks.