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Last lesson before the SAC! I am away on an excursion tomorrow  SORRY!  You are well prepared! You can come see me tomorrow after school if you are panicking.

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1 Last lesson before the SAC! I am away on an excursion tomorrow  SORRY!  You are well prepared! You can come see me tomorrow after school if you are panicking. (Or today)

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3 Historical Background Colonisation – British Colony Identification with Western World / Anglosphere Fear of Invasion / distrust of close neighbours Need for great and powerful ally Racial based policies (White Australia Policy) Move away from British Empire (Fall of Singapore) Growing relationship with the US – ANZUS Forward Defence Engagement with Asia (following Whitlam)

4 Security and Alliance Relationships UK / US ANZUS (minus NZ) enacted after 9/11 Indonesia (AMS ‘Maintaining Security’) Forward Defence (Iraq / Afghanistan?) Trade with Japan and PRC Refugee Processing Deals Live Export Bans Apples (NZ)

5 Economic Dimensions PRC – buys our stuff Historical Context – wool, gold. ANZUS – AUSFTA Growing FTAs within Asian region Indonesia (export bans) Aid – region (Tsunami, Japan earthquake?, Pakistan Floods) US Protectionism, EU Protectionism, NZ Apples Increased Immigration Climate Change Policy – ‘CARBON TAX!!!’

6 Role of Internationalism UN – Security Council (one of Rudd’s Three Pillars) WTO Multilateralism ASEAN APEC Rudd’s Asia Pacific Group G20 MDGs Criticism of China’s Human Rights East Timor INTERFET Intervention

7 Debate about National Interest Refugees and Asylum Seekers US / Asian engagement debate Bipartisan FP (ANZUS) Climate Change Live Exports Iraq / Afghanistan (bi-partisan)

8 Regional Relationships PRC (Largest Trading Partner) Japan (Largest Exporting Partner) US Indonesia Fiji NZ (our long lost cousin?) East Timor (Timor Leste)

9 Recent changes in orientation/goals Shift to Asia Move away from the UK Rudd’s Pillars (Internationalism) Climate Change – rises in importance to electorate? Asylum Seeker Policy (Malaysia Deal)

10 Homework Study me a practice response – Study Read the articles I ed you today


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