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About Australia

General information

Information about Australia's trade, foreign relations, economy, environment, government, indigenous peoples, science, culture and more. An overview of Australia.

Foreign policy

Advancing the National Interest is the Government's - and Australia's - second foreign and trade policy White Paper. It is a comprehensive assessment of Australia`s place in the world and articulation of the Government`s strategies to protect and promote the security and prosperity of Australia and our people.

You may also be interested in viewing this short youtube video in which Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, outline the Australian Government's foreign and trade policy agenda and priorities.

Trade policy

The Australian Government's ambitious trade policy is geared towards increasing economic activity, creating jobs and getting a fair deal for Australia in the international marketplace. This all adds up to more jobs, more choice for consumers, and a higher standard of living for all Australians.

Access to Australian Government information and services.

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