Rowan Dean joins Chris Smith for ‘Smithy’s All-Stars’
After canning his Deplorable’s segment, Chris welcomes in Smithy’s All-Stars with his first guest, Rowan Dean.
“Were we not deplorable enough last year, do we need to ramp it up a bit?”
The pair discuss the Prime Minister’s major defence announcement of a $3.8 billion Defence Export Facility to assist companies wanting to find overseas defence markets.
The Prime Minister says Australia aims to be one of the top 10 defence exporters.
“It’s a worthwhile aim,” says Rowan.
“There’s nothing wrong with the government spending money to encourage manufacturing.
“[But] it’s highly unlikely we’ll ever be able to sell the goods that come at the end of this process.
“It’s a great goal, but those products have to be internationally competitive.”
Listen to the full interview below