Thousands of STEM spots to be funded in AUKUS push

By Kat Wong
Updated November 29 2023 - 2:30pm, first published 2:28pm
South Australia will need to double its skilled workforce by 2040 to deliver nuclear-powered subs. (Richard Wainwright/AAP PHOTOS)
South Australia will need to double its skilled workforce by 2040 to deliver nuclear-powered subs. (Richard Wainwright/AAP PHOTOS)

Thousands of scientifically-inclined students will have their university courses financially covered as the government attempts to nurture the workforce needed to build the long-awaited AUKUS nuclear submarine fleet.

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