An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated May 1925 reported that Australia ordered the building of 2-10.000 ton cruisers and 2 submarines by British shipyards and in Australia a 6.000 tons aircraft mother ship.
1. The heavy cruisers of the British County-class Kent sub-class Australia (laid down by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland on 26 August 1925) and the Canberra (laid down by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland on 9 September 1925).
2. The Odin-class submarines Otway and Oxley, laid down by Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, England in March 1925.
3. The seaplane tender Albatross, laid down by Cockatoo Docks and Engineering Company, Australia on 16 April 1926.