Petitions: Collins Class Submarines
The Clerk: Petitions have been lodged for presentation as follows:
To the Honourable President and members of the Senate in Parliament assembled:
I support Senator Rex Patrick's petition to save 700 South Australian submarine jobs.
I urge the Senate to agree that each and every one of the 700 jobs on the Collins Class submarine maintenance contract remain in South Australia.
By Senator Patrick
Senator Patrick (South Australia): I seek to make a short statement in relation to the Collins class submarine sustainment petition that was lodged.
Leave not granted.