FEDERAL Member for Blair Shayne Neumann MP has joined the calls for the Government's Land 400 Tank Building program to be carried out in the state, writing to Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne in support of Ipswich's bid for the project.
Queensland is fighting Victoria in the bid to build the lethal war-machines. The project could inject $5 billion dollars in to the state's economy.
Mr Neumann said Ipswich's strong ties to the Australian Defence Force and experience in the defence industry made it an ideal place.
"Ipswich has had a long and successful association with Australia's defence forces, and is uniquely placed to take on such an important project," he said.
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