“The Worst Deal in All History”

featuring Ebony Bennett and Allan Behm

The Federal Government’s recent announcement that the AUKUS deal will cost an eye-watering $368 billion sent the media into a spin, with former PM Paul Keating calling it ‘the worst deal in all history.” The deal to acquire nuclear submarines from the United States has been a bumpy process, to say the least. But what will we actually get out of the deal, and  will it be worth it?

This was recorded on Wednesday 15th March 2023 and things may have changed since recording.

The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute


Allan Behm, International & Security Affairs Director, the Australia Institute // @Mirandaprorsus

Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey

Edited by: Emily Perkins

Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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