HMAS Collins launch in August 1993. In terms of industrial relations the construction was a success.
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Leadin to report:
"Submarine construction is a vast human enterprise with many aspects. One aspect is labour, the contribution of workers, who build the submarines. Australia has shipbuilding unions, including the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU), that played a key role in the Collins’ submarine construction project. From the early 1980s Australian shipbuilding unions exhibited a high level of cooperation with the Australian government on the project. Things...[an important person referred to in the article should have been correctly spelt Hans J Ohff, not the typo I perpetuated of Hans J "Ohfe".]"
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