Yes, I always get my information from old Trump corrupt grifters. We are actually getting the nuke reactors from the UK and the transfer agreement has been signed.
Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States today signed an Exchange of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information Agreement, a key step in advancing the review into the potential for Australia to acquire conventionally armed, nuclear submarines and technology. The agreement, foreshadowed in...www.aumanufacturing.com.au
Nuke bomb test is another story. You may recall France wasn't welcomed with their test either
I thought we were discussing Australia & Indonesia - both signatories to the NPT here. BTW - Israel has 6-8 conventionally powered Submarines with N armed CMs since at least 2 decades if not more. NK is actively pursuing such a program too. Pakistan also claims such a capability. All the latter 3 aren't part of the NPT.
Australia is set to receive its first nuclear submarine at least five years ahead of schedule after America agreed to fast-track the project. Defence Minister Peter Dutton has revealed he expects the first vessel to be completed in the early 2030s – well ahead of the 2040 estimate.