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Public Service Submarines

  1. bacci

    6,085 Posts.

    There is a lot of talk on the TV today about whether the ASC will be able to "tender" to build another generation of submarines.

    The ASC is government owned. Its employees are effectively public servants. There are no shareholders to bear a profit or loss. There is no consequence to blowing budgets.

    Public servants can't tender to build anything. They just make up a price then build things on a cost plus basis.

    The Adelaide public servants gave us the Collins class debacle. They had their chance.

    bacci

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